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    Putin thinks the US is trying to overthrow him
    Jun29

    Putin thinks the US is trying to overthrow him

    That’s what a new DIA report says. Russia believes the US wants regime change in Moscow; helped spark the Arab Spring; and is responsible for the ouster of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, the wars in Kosovo, Iraq, and Libya, and the revolutions in Georgia, Ukraine, and Kyrgyzstan. Those are the major new findings in a new...

    Ukraine Faces ‘Substantial Fine’ Over Russia Eurovision Row, Organizers Say
    Jun29

    Ukraine Faces ‘Substantial Fine’ Over Russia Eurovision Row, Organizers Say

    Ukraine’s national broadcaster is facing a “substantial fine” after Russia’s contestant in May’s Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv was barred from entering the country, organizers say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Goal of latest mass cyberattack possibly not financial, say experts
    Jun29

    Goal of latest mass cyberattack possibly not financial, say experts

    A message demanding money on a computer hacked by a virus known as Petya. The Petya ransomware cyber attack hit computers of Russian and Ukrainian companies on June 27, 2017. (Donat SorokinTASS/Getty Images) PARIS – The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. But with the damage and...

    5 Found Guilty for Murder of Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov
    Jun29

    5 Found Guilty for Murder of Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov

    A Moscow court has convicted five people for the murder of the Russian opposition leader, Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov was an opponent of the Russian government, and was especially critical of Moscow’s support for Ukrainian separatists. He was shot dead late at night in 2015 as he walked across a bridge near the Kremlin. The official TASS news...

    Cyberattack may not have been meant to get money
    Jun29

    Cyberattack may not have been meant to get money

    PARIS (AP) — The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. But with the damage and disruption still coming into focus, security experts worry the sudden explosion of malicious software may have been more sinister than a criminally minded shakedown of computer users. “There may be a more...

    Security Experts Weigh Motives Behind Worldwide Cyberattack
    Jun29

    Security Experts Weigh Motives Behind Worldwide Cyberattack

    PARIS (AP) — The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. But with the damage and disruption still coming into focus, security experts worry the sudden explosion of malicious software may have been more sinister than a criminally minded shakedown of computer users. “There may be a more...

    A strange new kind of ransomware is sweeping the internet
    Jun29

    A strange new kind of ransomware is sweeping the internet

    On Tuesday, Windows computers — first in Ukraine, later across Europe and the United States — began to show users a message that looked something like this: This is called ransomware, a relatively new form of malware that scrambles a victim’s files and then demands a payment to unscramble them. Attacks like this have become an increasingly...

    The Latest: Danish firm struggling to get engine parts
    Jun29

    The Latest: Danish firm struggling to get engine parts

    A small Danish ship repair company says the malicious software that froze computers around the globe has forced it to re-order engine parts because the track-and-trace parcel system with Dutch-based transport company TNT is down. Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, one of the global companies hardest hit by a malicious software that froze...

    The Russian Trail in the Latest ‘Ransomware’ Attack
    Jun29

    The Russian Trail in the Latest ‘Ransomware’ Attack

    The developers of the exPetr virus didn’t want ransom: Their goal was to attack Ukrainian interests. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, June 29, 2017
    Jun29

    The Morning Vertical, June 29, 2017

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