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The Hero who Accidentally Stopped the Cyberattack from Spreading

MalwareTech's original intention was to track the ransomware's spread through the domain it was contacting. Friday's wave of attacks hit several high-profile organizations, including Britain's National Health Service (NHS), Russia's interior ministry, French carmaker Renault, Spanish telecommunications giant Telefonica, global shipper FedEx and German rail operator Deutsche Bahn.


Turkey urges USA to reverse decision to arm Syrian Kurdish group

Turkey urges USA to reverse decision to arm Syrian Kurdish group

Chief Pentagon Spokesperson Dana W. White said Tuesday the Kurdish component, which makes up more than half of the SDF fighters, would be armed "as necessary to ensure a clear victory" over Islamic State in Raqqa, Syria. Their half-hour conversation took place before an worldwide conference on Somalia, and Mattis said he had no doubt the US and Turkey would "work this out with due consideration and significant attention paid to Turkey's security, to NATO's security and the continuing ...


Aust firms back to work after cyber attack

Aust firms back to work after cyber attack

The attack, which leveraged malicious software that security researchers widely believe was stolen from the US National Security Agency, is the latest example of why the stockpiling of vulnerabilities by governments is such a problem, Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith said in a blog post.


Truex finally wins at Kansas Speedway after late restart

Truex finally wins at Kansas Speedway after late restart

Truex won at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in March. "I tried to back it off, but you're going 215 (mph), and it's hard to check-up". We had an awesome race auto. NEWMAN CONKS OUT: Ryan Newman , a former victor at Kansas, experienced broken engine on lap 158 and finished last. "I got a lap down, there, when I had a tire coming apart", Harvick said.


USA again warns against travel to NKorea after new detentions

USA again warns against travel to NKorea after new detentions

If confirmed, he would be at least the fourth US citizen detained by North Korea. Four U.S. citizens are now thought to be in custody in North Korea. North Korea said on Friday it has foiled a plot by spy agencies of the United States and South Korea to assassinate its top leader Kim Jong-un during mass celebrations last month.



Ex-US intel chief: American democracy 'under assault' by Trump, Russia

Sen. Mark WarnerMark WarnerWarner: Senate Intel Committee would "love" Comey to testify in open hearing Flynn subpoena sets up battle between White House, Congress Democrat Senator warns of poor "outcome" for past secret Oval Office tapes MORE (D-Va.), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said he will "absolutely" subpoena recordings of conversations between President Trump and former FBI Director James Comey if they exist.