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US security adviser says Trump did not cause lapse in national security

US security adviser says Trump did not cause lapse in national security

Here are key moments from that briefing. The national security advisor, H. R. McMaster , denies that President Trump's warning to the Russians did, in fact, compromise any third-party intelligence source. "Revealing classified information at this level is extremely unsafe and puts at risk the lives of Americans and those who gather intelligence for our country".


Trump says he has absolute right to release terrorism info to Russians

Trump says he has absolute right to release terrorism info to Russians

USA president Donald Trump has defended his move to share classified intelligence information with Russian Federation in a series of early-morning tweets . Trump added in the tweets that he has the "absolute right" to share the information, which was described to The Washington Post as highly classified and meant to remain only within a tight circle of allies.



Security Experts Are Ready For Second Wave Of Ransomware Attack

Cisco Talos and other security firms confirmed the malware attack ended thanks to MalwareTech's actions. If you are running a Windows machine and you haven't updated it yet, you should do so immediately. However, by adopting a proactive rather than reactive strategy, and investing in a few key defensive practices, businesses can greatly reduce the threat of ransomware.



Expert finds more possible North Korea links to cyberattack

In the first clues of the origin of the massive ransomware attacks, Google researcher Neel Mehta posted computer code that showed similarities between the "WannaCry" malware and a vast hacking effort widely attributed to Pyongyang. There are still a lot of things that are unclear regarding the devastating WannaCry ransomware attack, but security researchers may be getting closer to understanding its origin.



The experts saw a connection between the virus and the DPRK WannaCry

In particular, Symantec and Kaspersky Lab noted that part of this virus has the same code as malware, which in 2014 was used during the attack on the Sony Corporation. Isolated, nuclear-armed North Korea is known to operate an army of thousands of hackers operating in both the North, and apparently China, and has been blamed for a number of major cyberattacks.


Penguins draw even in series against Senators

Penguins draw even in series against Senators

If the game plan was to hang on for dear life, the Senators almost performed it to a tee until Kessel played hero. The ratings likely won't be quite as high there thanks to the game being on NBCSN rather than NBC (to say nothing of no Derby lead-in), but that should still draw well, especially in comparison to numerous other second-round matchups.