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Ransomware virus hits computer servers across the globe

27 Jun

MOSCOW/KIEV A ransomware attack hit computers across the world on Tuesday, taking out servers at Russia’s biggest oil company, disrupting operations at Ukrainian banks, and shutting down computers at multinational shipping and advertising firms. Cyber security experts said those behind the attack appeared to have exploited the same type of hacking tool used in the […]

Apple CEO touts India impact in push for deeper market access

27 Jun

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Sunday highlighted the economic impact the company is having on India in a meeting with its prime minister as the iPhone maker seeks deeper access to the world’s third-largest smartphone market behind the United States and China. Cook met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a business summit in […]

Google set to face record EU antitrust fine as soon as Tuesday: sources

26 Jun

PARIS EU antitrust regulators are likely to impose a record fine on Alphabet (GOOGL.O) unit Google over its shopping service as soon as Tuesday, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday, concluding one of three cases against the company. The European Commission’s case was triggered by scores of complaints from both U.S. and […]

Short of IT workers at home, Israeli startups recruit elsewhere

26 Jun

TEL AVIV When Alexey Chalimov founded software design firm Eastern Peak in Israel four years ago he knew he would not find the developers he needed at home. He went to Ukraine and hired 120 people to develop mobile apps and web platforms for international clients and smaller Israeli startups. “I worked for years in […]

Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at ‘Five eyes’ meeting

26 Jun

SYDNEY Australia said on Sunday it will push for greater powers to tackle the use of encrypted messaging services used by terrorists and criminals at an upcoming meeting of ministers from the “Five Eyes” intelligence network. The United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, will meet in the Canadian city of Ottawa next […]

Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at ‘Five eyes’ meeting

25 Jun

SYDNEY Australia said on Sunday it will push for greater powers to tackle the use of encrypted messaging services used by terrorists and criminals at an upcoming meeting of ministers from the “Five Eyes” intelligence network. The United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, will meet in the Canadian city of Ottawa next […]

Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at ‘Five eyes’ meeting

25 Jun

SYDNEY Australia said on Sunday it will push for greater powers to tackle the use of encrypted messaging services used by terrorists and criminals at an upcoming meeting of ministers from the “Five Eyes” intelligence network. The United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, will meet in the Canadian city of Ottawa next […]

Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at ‘Five eyes’ meeting

25 Jun

SYDNEY Australia said on Sunday it will push for greater powers to tackle the use of encrypted messaging services used by terrorists and criminals at an upcoming meeting of ministers from the “Five Eyes” intelligence network. The United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, will meet in the Canadian city of Ottawa next […]

Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at ‘Five eyes’ meeting

25 Jun

SYDNEY Australia said on Sunday it will push for greater powers to tackle the use of encrypted messaging services used by terrorists and criminals at an upcoming meeting of ministers from the “Five Eyes” intelligence network. The United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, will meet in the Canadian city of Ottawa next […]

British lawmakers hit by ‘sustained’ cyber attack

24 Jun

LONDON Britain’s parliament was hit by a “sustained and determined” cyber attack on Saturday designed to identify weak email passwords, just over a month after a ransomware worm crippled parts of the country’s health service. The House of Commons said it was working with the National Cyber Security Centre to defend parliament’s network and was […]