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Ukraine Cyberattack Wasn't Really About Ransom, Security Experts Say - NPR;

Ukraine Cyberattack Wasn't Really About Ransom, Security Experts Say - NPR

NPRUkraine Cyberattack Wasn't Really About Ransom, Security Experts SayNPRA deeper look at the virus that struck computers in Ukraine and elsewhere this week has shown that what initially looked like ransomware was in fact a type of malware called a "wiper." Rather than extorting money, it's goal was to erase victims' hard ...and more »

'Two border guards detained by Ukraine after getting lost' - Business Standard

'Two border guards detained by Ukraine after getting lost'Business StandardRussia today said two border guards were detained by Ukraine near the annexed Crimea peninsula after they lost their way and strayed into Kiev-controlled territory during a training exercise. The regional branch of the FSB security agency, which ...and more »

In Kiev, assassinations are becoming commonplace - KUOW News and Information

In Kiev, assassinations are becoming commonplaceKUOW News and InformationAn explosion that killed a top Ukrainian military intelligence official in his car on Tuesday wasn't the only high-profile assassination that's struck Kiev lately. In fact, the killing of Col. Maskym Shapoval wasn't even the only car bomb attack — nor ...and more »

2 Russian border guards get lost, end up in Ukraine - Minneapolis Star Tribune

2 Russian border guards get lost, end up in UkraineMinneapolis Star TribuneMOSCOW — Russia's domestic security agency says two border guards got lost and ended up in Ukraine. The border guard branch of the Federal Security Service in Crimea said the incident happened early Friday during an exercise in Crimea. The agency ...and more »

Ukraine detains two Russian border guards on its territory -TASS - Daily News & Analysis

Ukraine detains two Russian border guards on its territory -TASSDaily News & AnalysisTwo Russian guards have been detained in Ukraine after crossing the border near the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, TASS news agency cited Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) as saying on Friday. The FSB said the guards were detained by ...and more »

Poroshenko turns down petition on unblocking VKontakte social network - Kyiv Post;

Poroshenko turns down petition on unblocking VKontakte social network - Kyiv Post

Kyiv PostPoroshenko turns down petition on unblocking VKontakte social networkKyiv PostUkraine's President Petro Poroshenko waits before a meeting with US Secretary of Defense James Mattis at the Pentagon on June 20, in Washington, DC. Photo by AFP. Popular on social media. As Canada celebrates 150th birthday, its ambassador in Kyiv ...and more »

Russian Agents Detained in Ukraine After Getting 'Lost at Sea' During Crimea Training Exercise, Says Kiev - Newsweek;

Russian Agents Detained in Ukraine After Getting 'Lost at Sea' During Crimea Training Exercise, Says Kiev - Newsweek

NewsweekRussian Agents Detained in Ukraine After Getting 'Lost at Sea' During Crimea Training Exercise, Says KievNewsweekUkrainian authorities arrested two men that it claims are Russian security agents off the Black Sea coast after the pair apparently got lost at sea in a tiny boat during a training exercise in Crimea, seized from Ukraine by Russia in 2014. The men, who ...and more »

A Quiet Ukrainian Success for the EU - Stratfor Worldview (press release) (subscription) (blog);

A Quiet Ukrainian Success for the EU - Stratfor Worldview (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Stratfor Worldview (press release) (subscription) (blog)A Quiet Ukrainian Success for the EUStratfor Worldview (press release) (subscription) (blog)Partner Perspectives are a collection of high-quality analyses and commentary produced by organizations around the world. Though Stratfor does not necessarily endorse the views expressed here — and may even disagree with them — we respect the ...and more »

French far-right leader charged with alleged EU funds misuse - WHIO;

French far-right leader charged with alleged EU funds misuse - WHIO

WHIOFrench far-right leader charged with alleged EU funds misuseWHIOFILE - In this June 18, 2017 file photo, French far-right presidential candidate, Marine Le Pen exits a voting booth in Henin Beaumont, Northern France. Le Pen was charged for alleged misuse of EU funds on parliamentary aides, Friday June 30, 2017.and more »

Eurovision 2017: UA:PBC's official statement over EBU's fines - esctoday.com;

Eurovision 2017: UA:PBC's official statement over EBU's fines - esctoday.com

esctoday.comEurovision 2017: UA:PBC's official statement over EBU's finesesctoday.comThe Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine as the hosting broadcaster of Eurovision 2017 did all the best to organize successful Song Contest in Kyiv. The high level of preparations of three shows was confirmed by guests, delegations and EBU. The EBU ...and more »

Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion - National Post;

Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion - National Post

National PostGlobal cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortionNational PostContainers are stacked up as trucks drive by at Port of Elizabeth, which reports say has had trouble with a cyberattack, Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Elizabeth, N.J. The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears ...and more »

Opinion The latest cyberattack is more than it seems - Information Management

Opinion The latest cyberattack is more than it seemsInformation Management(Bloomberg View) -- It's almost a reflex to blame Russians for cyberattacks these days, even on the sketchiest of evidence. But such accusations certainly seem justified regarding the novel ransomware attack that has swept the world in recent days ...and more »

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US army gear could be "Made in Ukraine" under new defence deals - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaUS army gear could be "Made in Ukraine" under new defence dealsChannel NewsAsiaDefence agreements announced during a visit by the Ukrainian president to Washington this month will provide Ukraine with access to defensive military equipment of the sort needed to combat Russian-backed separatists in the east. Denys Gurak, Deputy ...and more »

Petya Ransomware a 'Ruse' to Hid Cyber-Attack Culprit, Claim Researchers - NDTV;

Petya Ransomware a 'Ruse' to Hid Cyber-Attack Culprit, Claim Researchers - NDTV

NDTVPetya Ransomware a 'Ruse' to Hid Cyber-Attack Culprit, Claim ResearchersNDTVThe cyber-attack that crippled computer systems in Ukraine and other countries this week employed a ruse - the appearance of being ransomware - that seems designed to deflect attention from the attacker's true identity, security researchers said. And ...and more »

Timothy Ash: Ukraine lawmakers look set for summer vacation without passing key reforms - Kyiv Post;

Timothy Ash: Ukraine lawmakers look set for summer vacation without passing key reforms - Kyiv Post

Kyiv PostTimothy Ash: Ukraine lawmakers look set for summer vacation without passing key reformsKyiv PostAn employee of Ukrainian Cyberpolice Department leaves the department building in Kiev on June 29, 2017. The EU must boost its defences against cyberattacks, which have fallen behind the modern world's reliance on the internet and mobile devices, the ...and more »

Why Are So Many Ukrainian Soldiers Committing Suicide? - Observer;

Why Are So Many Ukrainian Soldiers Committing Suicide? - Observer

ObserverWhy Are So Many Ukrainian Soldiers Committing Suicide?ObserverA Ukrainian soldier drinks tea near the front line of defense against pro-Russian separatists in the village of Berdianske, Ukraine. Andrew Burton/Getty Images. Sooner or later, Ukraine's war against two Russia-supported separatist regions will be over ...and more »

Ukraine power company says was hit by second cyber attack - Deccan Chronicle;

Ukraine power company says was hit by second cyber attack - Deccan Chronicle

Deccan ChronicleUkraine power company says was hit by second cyber attackDeccan ChronicleThe second attack did not affect Ukraine's power network, Vsevolod Kovalchuk told a news briefing on Friday. Representational image. Ukrainian state power distributor Ukrenergo was hit by another cyber attack on Thursday which used a computer virus ...and more »

Cyberattack Seems Intent on Havoc - DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Cyberattack Seems Intent on HavocDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)PARIS (AP) -- A cyberattack that caused indiscriminate economic damage around the world was apparently designed to create maximum havoc in Russia's neighbor and adversary Ukraine, security researchers said. While the rogue software used in the ...and more »

The 'Petya' global cyberattack may have just been cover for an attack in Ukraine - Business Insider;

The 'Petya' global cyberattack may have just been cover for an attack in Ukraine - Business Insider

Business InsiderThe 'Petya' global cyberattack may have just been cover for an attack in UkraineBusiness InsiderKIEV/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The primary target of a crippling computer virus that spread from Ukraine across the world this week is highly likely to have been that country's computer infrastructure, a top Ukrainian police official told Reuters on Thursday.and more »

Ukraine says seized equipment used by Russia to launch malware attacks - The Star Online;

Ukraine says seized equipment used by Russia to launch malware attacks - The Star Online

The Star OnlineUkraine says seized equipment used by Russia to launch malware attacksThe Star OnlineKIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's state security service (SBU) seized equipment it said belonged to Russian agents in May and June to launch cyber attacks against Ukraine and other countries, the SBU said in a statement on Friday. "Law enforcement officers ...and more »