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    Ukraine ‘Ground Zero’ For Hackers In Global Cyberattacks
    Jun28

    Ukraine ‘Ground Zero’ For Hackers In Global Cyberattacks

    Ukraine’s heavy reliance on Russian technology impairs its ability to adequately defend against cyberattacks such as the Petya virus ravaging computers around the world and has helped make the country ground zero on the front lines of the global cyberwar. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A nuclear power plant was hacked in the U.S.
    Jun28

    A nuclear power plant was hacked in the U.S.

    (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File) (Credit: AP) A federal investigation is taking place into the breaching of the computer systems in at least one nuclear power plant, according to a report by ABC News. The good news is that no sensitive systems were impacted by the attack. It seems that the hackers only managed to penetrate into a computer system...

    Ukrainian officials post footage of vandals defacing Holocaust memorial
    Jun28

    Ukrainian officials post footage of vandals defacing Holocaust memorial

    (JTA) — City officials in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv published online security camera footage of vandals painting Nazi symbols on a Holocaust memorial in a bid to identify them. The municipality made the unusual move last week on its website, showing an image of an individual wearing a backpack and a hat squatting in front of a part of...

    Global Ransomware Attack: What We Know and Don’t Know
    Jun28

    Global Ransomware Attack: What We Know and Don’t Know

    Researchers said the attack had originated in Ukraine, but then spread to at least 64 countries. …read more Source: The New York...

    “Dynamic” cyber defence systems to protect Canadian government against latest attacks, says CSE chief
    Jun28

    “Dynamic” cyber defence systems to protect Canadian government against latest attacks, says CSE chief

    A new cyber attack, which originally was aimed at computers in Ukraine, has spread to systems around the world. The New York Times reports that the attack has hit firms around the globe, “from Maersk, the Danish shipping conglomerate, to Merck, the drug giant in the United States.” Greta Bossenmaier, Chief of Canada’s Communications...

    Ukraine Officials Say Cyberattack Under Control
    Jun28

    Ukraine Officials Say Cyberattack Under Control

    PARIS (AP) — The data-scrambling software epidemic that paralyzed computers globally is under control in Ukraine, where it likely originated, officials said Wednesday, as companies and governments around the world counted the cost of a crisis that is disrupting ports, hospitals and factories. In a statement published Wednesday, the Ukrainian...

    Trump’s former campaign chairman registers as foreign agent
    Jun28

    Trump’s former campaign chairman registers as foreign agent

    Paul Manafort has registered as a foreign agent after making more than $17 million from a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party, disclosure reports indicate. …read more Source: United Press...

    EU prolongs Russia economic sanctions by 6 months
    Jun28

    EU prolongs Russia economic sanctions by 6 months

    EU leaders endorsed the move last week, agreeing that Russia had not done enough to respect the peace agreement aimed at ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine. A 2015 peace deal helped reduce the scale of fighting in the east, but violence has continued and attempts at a political settlement have failed. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack
    Jun28

    Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack

    The automatic radiation monitoring system at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant was hit by a cyberattack Tuesday and monitoring was being carried out manually, according to a Ukrainian federal agency. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian officials post footage of vandals drawing swastikas on Holocaust memorial
    Jun28

    Ukrainian officials post footage of vandals drawing swastikas on Holocaust memorial

    (JTA) — City officials in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv published online security camera footage of vandals painting Nazi symbols on a Holocaust memorial in a bid to identify them. The municipality made the unusual move last week on its website, in which it showed an image of an individual wearing a backpack and a hat squatting in front of a...