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A timeline of the WannaCry cyberattack

The Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center, a non-profit providing support for computer attacks, said 2,000 computers at 600 locations in Japan were reported affected so far. Investors are speculating that firms such as Sophos will benefit from the publicity surrounding the WannaCry virus, as it will encourage companies to look at the security of their own IT systems.



More disruptions feared from global cyber-attack

But many users did not apply the software patch, AP reported . Chinese media reported Sunday that students at several universities were hit, blocking access to their thesis papers and dissertation presentations. Those who didn't pay heed to the Windows XP patch are the ones who have fallen prey to the world's biggest ransomware attack. The security firm Kaspersky Lab , based in Russian Federation, noted that Microsoft had repaired the software problem that allows backdoor entry into its ...



United Nations chief condemns NKorea missile test

Beijing is wary of piling on economic pressure that could cause North Korea's collapse, and it wasn't clear Monday if it would support new sanctions . Kim Jong Un's regime fired yet another ballistic missile on a very steep trajectory - perhaps demonstrating a capability to conduct an electromagnetic pulse attack that could devastate the South with a single nuclear detonation outside the atmosphere.



USA accuses Syria of mass killings in Sednaya military prison

Trump on Monday kicked off a week of meetings with Middle East leaders, sitting down with the crown prince of Abu Dhabi a day before he hosts Turkey's president. "And these atrocities have been carried out seemingly with the unconditional support of Russian Federation and Iran". He didn't outline how such a future might become imaginable.


PIA dismisses reports of detention of crew members at Heathrow Airport

PIA dismisses reports of detention of crew members at Heathrow Airport

PIA's spokesperson said that the authorities searched the aircraft for over 2 hours. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has dismissed reports about its crew members being detained at the Heathrow Airport, saying they had finished their duty hours after flying from Islamabad to London and stayed back in the country.



Turkey Orders Arrest of 85 Ministry Staff in Post-Coup Probe

The Turkish authorities have launched a massive purge since the failed coup attempt of July 15, 2016, with the government dismissing thousands of alleged supporters of the US -based Islamic cleric Fethullah G├╝len, who the Turkish government believes masterminded the failed putsch.