• USA should not stockpile cyber weapons, Microsoft says

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    Brad Smith criticized USA intelligence agencies, including the CIA and National Security Agency, for "stockpiling" software code that can be used by hackers. military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen". "The governments of the world should treat this attack as a wake up call ". Meanwhile Europol's chief told the BBC the ransomware was created to allow "infection of one computer to quickly spread across the networks", adding: "That's why we're seeing these numbers increasing ...
  • Mr. President, please stop with the insults

    Mr. President, please stop with the insults

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    Some of the most shocking findings of the poll are that Democrats lead in a generic congressional race 49%-38%, Trump's disapproval rate remains flat, however at 54%. Green also said lawmakers will respond if the public weighs in by demanding the president be charged by way of impeachment. However, the American people already "weighed in" last November by electing a Republican President and Congress.
  • McMaster Says Trump Disclosure to Russians Was 'Appropriate'

    McMaster Says Trump Disclosure to Russians Was 'Appropriate'

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    Notably, neither Trump nor his advisers have explicitly denied the president shared classified intelligence. H.R. McMaster is holding on-camera briefing before noon ET. "As President I wanted to share with Russian Federation (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining.to terrorism and airline flight safety".
  • Europol director sees 'escalating' cyber threat

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    Europol Director Rob Wainwright told ITV's Peston on Sunday programme that what was unique about the attack was that the ransomware was used in combination with "a worm functionality" so the infection spread automatically. The most disruptive attacks were reported in Britain, where hospitals and clinics were forced to turn away patients after losing access to computers on Friday.
  • AAP tries to drown bribery din in EVM hack clamour

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    AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj demonstrated how an EVM can be hacked during the Assembly's special session on Tuesday. It will offer opportunity to political parties to demonstrate that EVM used in recent elections were tampered with or that EVMs can be tampered with even under strict technical and administrative safeguards as applicable during elections, Zaidi said.
  • Merkel's CDU wins regional vote in key state for coal, steel, utilities

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    With a fifth of Germans - 13.1 million - eligible to vote in North Rhine-Westphalia, elections in the western state are closely watched for hints to the federal outlook. The SPD had been ailing nationwide but saw a surge in support in February when Schulz took over. In the North Rhine-Westphalia campaign, Merkel's conservatives sought to portray Kraft's government as slack on security, and also assailed what they said is regional authorities' poor handling of education and infrastructure ...
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    Daesh on "brink of total defeat" in Mosul

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    Iraqi forces launched the massive operation to retake Mosul from ISIL almost seven months ago, fighting their way to the extremist-held city, retaking its eastern side and then attacking the west. Dorrian said USA -backed military strikes have taken out more than 200 tunnels and more than 1,000 fighting positions used by the IS group. The number of those fleeing has been on the rise, with Thursday seeing around 20,000 people fleeing west Mosul , the Norwegian Refugee Council said, in the ...
  • France's new president moves quickly on first full day in office

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    But the flag of his government and his speech will be the re-launch of the European Union, his first act as president being an official trip to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin today. After Emmanuel Macron was formally declared president Sunday in the Elysee Palace, 21 cannon shots were fired from across the Seine River at the Invalides monument, where Napoleon is entombed.
  • Defiant Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russia

    Defiant Trump says he had 'absolute right' to share information with Russia

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    In his tweets, Trump did not dispute media reports , initially from The Washington Post , that he revealed details that could jeopardize intelligence capabilities . He notes that as president, he has an "absolute right" to do this. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY also called the story "disturbing", adding, "Revealing classified information at this level is extremely risky and puts at risk the lives of Americans and those who gather intelligence for our country".