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    The Latest: Ukraine Security Expert Fears for ‘Whole World’
    Jun27

    The Latest: Ukraine Security Expert Fears for ‘Whole World’

    The head of a top Ukranian cybersecurity firm says it’s too early to say if his country was singled out as the prime target but that its institutions, long a target of Russian hackers, may have been compromised through attrition. …read more Source: U.S....

    Everything The Feds Want To Know About Freshly Lawyered-Up Jared Kushner
    Jun27

    Everything The Feds Want To Know About Freshly Lawyered-Up Jared Kushner

    One of the White House advisers closest to President Donald Trump is beefing up his legal representation for the federal investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election: Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner. In addition to his personal attorney, Jamie Gorelick, Kushner has retained veteran criminal defense lawyer Abbe...

    NATO Must Learn From Ukraine War to Counter Putin
    Jun27

    NATO Must Learn From Ukraine War to Counter Putin

    After midnight on February 27, 2014, dozens of Russian Marines left their barracks in Sebastopol. Heavily armed and dressed in civilian garb, they stormed the regional parliament and started a war in Ukraine that still simmers today. Putin is fighting a different kind of conflict against his enemies in the West, and Ukraine has become the proving...

    Cyberattacks Spread From Ukraine to Europe, US
    Jun27

    Cyberattacks Spread From Ukraine to Europe, US

    What Ukraine’s prime minister calls an “unprecedented” cyberattack in his country has begun to spread beyond Ukraine’s borders. “The attack is unprecedented but our IT experts are working on it and defending critical infrastructure,” said Volodymyr Groysman, speaking of efforts to contain the crisis. Banks, government...

    Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands
    Jun27

    Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands

    MOSCOW — A new wave of powerful cyberattacks hit Europe on Tuesday in a possible reprise of a widespread ransomware assault in May that affected 150 countries, as Ukraine reported ransom demands targeting the government and key infrastructure, and the Danish Maersk conglomerate said many of its systems were down. By midafternoon, breaches had...

    The ‘International Man Of Mystery’ Linked To Flynn’s Lobbying Deal
    Jun27

    The ‘International Man Of Mystery’ Linked To Flynn’s Lobbying Deal

    More than two years ago, two men started visiting Washington to push Turkey’s agenda in the capital. They dined with dignitaries and enlisted prominent lobbying firms from both sides of the aisle. It was an unremarkable Washington story, except for one thing: the last lobbyist one of the men hired was Gen. Michael Flynn, President...

    Russia likes the U.S. a lot more under Trump, new poll shows
    Jun27

    Russia likes the U.S. a lot more under Trump, new poll shows

    America’s reputation around the world has taken a hit under Trump. But in one country, favorability saw a substantial increase: Russia. Out of 37 countries where the Pew Research Center polled thousands of residents from February to May, favorability ratings increased in only six, and mostly in the single-digits. In Russia, however, the...

    Huge Cyber Attack Hits Ukraine, Then Ransomware Goes Global
    Jun27

    Huge Cyber Attack Hits Ukraine, Then Ransomware Goes Global

    LVIV, Ukraine—At about 11:00 on Tuesday morning, local time, Ukraine found itself under a massive cyber attack: dozens of state and private websites and computer systems at strategic companies reported their websites frozen with the same message on the screen that said: “Ooops, your important files encrypted.” Soon, that message was spreading...

    Ransomware is infecting computers all across Europe in another major attack
    Jun27

    Ransomware is infecting computers all across Europe in another major attack

    A major ransomware attack on Tuesday hit computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, the country’s banks, Ukraine’s international airport as well as global shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk. …read more Source:...

    Massive cyberattack strikes Europe
    Jun27

    Massive cyberattack strikes Europe

    A massive ransomware attack struck computers across Europe Tuesday, affecting major companies in Russia and Ukraine as well as the world’s largest shipping firm, Maersk. …read more Source: ABC...