At least two hospitals in London were forced to shut down and stop admitting patients after being attacked by the malware, which operates by locking out the user, encrypting data, and demanding a ransom to release it.
BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Cheers erupted as the protesters toppled the statue of former President Hugo Chávez, the metal cracking against concrete.
The NHS was thrown into chaos on Friday night after hackers demanding a ransom infiltrated the health service’s antiquated computer system.
WASHINGTON — Sweden is planning to boost military spending by 11 percent over five years as tensions rise with Russia, and it sees the U.S. as a key partner, a top Swedish defense official said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON The United States is close to completing a series of deals to sell Saudi Arabia more than $100 billion in American arms and related maintenance, a senior White House official said on Friday, as President Donald Trump prepares to visit Riyadh in a week.
The Treasury Department’s financial crimes unit will share information requested by the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into potential ties between President Trump’s campaign and Russia, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
A new Ebola outbreak has been detected in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Organization.
In mid-April, an arsenal of powerful software tools apparently designed by the NSA to infect and control Windows computers was leaked by an entity known only as the “Shadow Brokers.” Not even a whole month later, the hypothetical threat that criminals would use the tools against the general public has become real, and tens of thousands of computers worldwide are now crippled by an unknown party demanding ransom.
That Monday had started like any other at the Millennium Mine, a vast pit some 17 miles north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, operated by energy company Suncor.
Tens of thousands of ransomware attacks are targeting organizations around the world on Friday.
A ransomware attack appears to be spreading around the world, leveraging a hacking tool that may have come from the U.S. National Security Agency.
Donald Trump’s t ax returns over the last 10 years show “no income of any type from Russian sources,” with a few exceptions, his lawyers have claimed in a letter released by The White House.
A massive ransomware campaign appears to have infected a number of organisations around the world.
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CARACAS, Venezuela—Nationwide protests are spreading beyond President Nicolás Maduro’s control and risk morphing into civil war, said a retired Venezuelan general who was in charge of suppressing the last wave of unrest three years ago.
Germany gave positive responses to the asylum petitions of the Turkish nationals holding diplomatic passports, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily and public broadcasters WDR and NDR reported.
The former governor of Aden announced the formation of a transitional political council to govern the south of Yemen on Thursday, just weeks after a presidential decree dismissed the official from his post, leading to mass protests from pro-secessionists.
The breadth of the president’s interference in the investigations of his own campaign has shocked officials at law enforcement agencies and on Capitol Hill, both for the extent to which it disregards political norms and the potential it has to upend legitimate oversight.