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    Implications of “pervasive” global cyberattack
    Jun28

    Implications of “pervasive” global cyberattack

    No one has claimed responsibility for a global cyberattack that disabled at least 2,000 computers in the U.S. and Europe. Ukraine reported the most attacks. CBS News senior national security analyst Fran Townsend, a former homeland security adviser for President George W. Bush, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss whether the...

    Ukraine city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator whose troops killed Jews
    Jun28

    Ukraine city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator whose troops killed Jews

    (JTA) — A leader of Ukrainian Jewry condemned the hosting in Lviv of a festival celebrating a Nazi collaborator on the anniversary of a major pogrom against the city’s Jews. The municipality plans to hold “Shukhevychfest,” an event named after the nationalist collaborator Roman Shukhevych featuring music and theater shows, on June 30th....

    The Daily Vertical: Putin’s Next Spectacle
    Jun28

    The Daily Vertical: Putin’s Next Spectacle

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, July 28, 2017
    Jun28

    The Morning Vertical, July 28, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ransomware attack hits property arm of France bank BNP Paribas
    Jun28

    Ransomware attack hits property arm of France bank BNP Paribas

    A global cyberattack has hit the property arm of France’s biggest bank BNP Paribas, one of the largest financial institutions known to be affected by an extortion campaign that started in Russia and Ukraine before spreading. …read more Source:...

    Paul Manafort has officially registered with the US government as a foreign agent
    Jun28

    Paul Manafort has officially registered with the US government as a foreign agent

    Manafort says in a Justice Department filing that his firm received more than $17 million from the former pro-Russian ruling party in Ukraine. …read more Source: Business...

    Global Cyberattack Hits Indian Port
    Jun28

    Global Cyberattack Hits Indian Port

    A global cyberattack disrupted operations Wednesday at India’s largest container port, adding to the headaches of governments and businesses affected by so-called ransomware code that takes a user’s data hostage until the victim agrees to pay for its release. The problems at Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai involved a terminal run by...

    Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent
    Jun28

    Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for political consulting work he did for a Ukrainian political party, acknowledging that he coached party members on how to interact with U.S. government officials. Manafort says in a Justice Department filing...

    The Latest: Maersk says it has ‘contained’ cyberattack
    Jun28

    The Latest: Maersk says it has ‘contained’ cyberattack

    In a statement, Maersk said Wednesday they “have shut down a number of systems to help contain the issue,” while several entities including its oil, tankers and drilling activities “are not operationally affected.” The group said it is working on a technical recovery plan with key IT partners and global cybersecurity...

    Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent with government
    Jun28

    Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent with government

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for political consulting work he did for a Ukrainian political party, acknowledging that he coached party members on how to interact with U.S. government officials. Manafort says in a Justice...