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    Artillery Fire Kills 4 in Ukraine’s Restive East
    May14

    Artillery Fire Kills 4 in Ukraine’s Restive East

    Ukraine officials blamed pro-Russian separatists in the country’s restive east for the killings of four civilians Saturday by artillery fire in a government-controlled area near the Russian border. The shelling in the Donetsk region occurred just hours before the finals of the wildly popular Eurovision song contest, held this year in Kyiv....

    ‘We were lucky’: massive cyberextortion attack could have affected Canada
    May14

    ‘We were lucky’: massive cyberextortion attack could have affected Canada

    TORONTO — Canada is not immune to online extortion, despite apparently sidestepping a massive attack that temporarily crippled networks around the world, a cybersecurity expert said. Atty Mashatan, a professor at Ryerson University’s School of Information Technology Management, said it was nothing more than a fluke that Canada appears to...

    Worldwide Cyberattack Spreads Further in Second Day
    May14

    Worldwide Cyberattack Spreads Further in Second Day

    A cyberattack against tens of thousands of data networks in scores of countries, all infected by malware that locks computer files unless a ransom is paid, spread further in its second day Saturday, with no progress reported in efforts to determine who launched the plot. Computer security experts assured individual computer users who have kept...

    Final of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest kicks off in Kiev
    May14

    Final of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest kicks off in Kiev

    Italy and Portugal were frontrunners as the final of the Eurovision Song Contest kicked off in Kiev on Saturday night. …read more Source: Global...

    Zionist youth movement endorses Belgian member in Euro song contest
    May13

    Zionist youth movement endorses Belgian member in Euro song contest

    (JTA) — The Hashomer Hatzair Jewish youth movement called on its members in Israel to vote in the for a performer representing Belgium in the Eurovision song contest because she is a member of the organization’s Brussels branch. Ellie Delvaux, 17, is one several dozen performers from 26 countries, including Israel, who are participating in...

    Ukrainian Intelligence Officer: ‘Go To Hell, Kikes’
    May13

    Ukrainian Intelligence Officer: ‘Go To Hell, Kikes’

    “I’m telling you one more time – go to hell, zhidi [kikes], the Ukrainian people have had it to here with you,” the post said. …read more Source: The Jewish...

    Global Cyber Attack Eases Due To One Researcher’s Quick Thinking
    May13

    Global Cyber Attack Eases Due To One Researcher’s Quick Thinking

    A global cyber attack forced a European carmaker to halt some production lines, hit Russian computers with more than half of suspected infections, struck schools in China and hospitals in Indonesia, though it appeared to be dying down on Saturday.Capitalizing on spying tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency,...

    Global Cyber Attack Eases Due To One Researcher’s Quick Thinking
    May13

    Global Cyber Attack Eases Due To One Researcher’s Quick Thinking

    A global cyber attack forced a European carmaker to halt some production lines, hit Russian computers with more than half of suspected infections, struck schools in China and hospitals in Indonesia, though it appeared to be dying down on Saturday.Capitalizing on spying tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency,...

    Italy, Portugal Eyed as Favorites as Ukraine Hosts Eurovision Final
    May13

    Italy, Portugal Eyed as Favorites as Ukraine Hosts Eurovision Final

    The Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, is bracing to host the finale of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, the annual europop song fest that is expected to garner a television audience of some 200 million. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Authorities Seek Clues On Culprits Behind Global Cyberattack
    May13

    Authorities Seek Clues On Culprits Behind Global Cyberattack

    The British government said on Saturday it does not yet know who was behind a massive global cyberattack that disrupted Britain’s health care services and targeted vital computer systems in as many as 100 other countries. British Interior Minister Amber Rudd said Britain’s National Cyber Security Center was working with the...