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May 18, 2017 1:31 AM Key moments of Trump-Comey clash and what's come after

WASHINGTON (AP) — The appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the Russia investigation comes as questions grow over President Donald Trump's firing of Mueller's successor, James Comey. Comey was fired last week as the FBI was investigating whether Trump's presidential campaign associates had colluded with Russia 47

May 16, 2017 11:51 AM Researchers find possible North Korea link to massive cyberattack

It's unclear who is responsible for the global cyberattack that targeted around 300,000 machines in 150 countries. Businesses are still reeling from the fallout, and government agencies around the world are investigating. Security researchers have documented similarities between the WannaCry code and malware created by Lazarus group, a hacking operation 66

May 16, 2017 5:22 AM WannaCry Ransomware: Cyber-Attacks Could Spark Lawsuits, But Not Against Microsoft

Businesses that failed to update Microsoft Windows-based computer systems that were hit by a massive cyber-attack over the weekend could be sued over their lax cyber security, but Microsoft itself enjoys strong protection from lawsuits, legal experts said. The WannaCry worm has affected more than 200,000 Windows computers around the world since Friday 60

May 16, 2017 4:33 AM Clues Point To Possible North Korean Involvement In Massive Cyberattack

Researchers believe that an early version of the "WannaCry" ransomware that affected more than 150 countries is linked to the North Korean government. Security researchers have found digital clues in the malware used in last weekend's global ransomware attack that might indicate North Korea is involved, although they caution the evidence is not conclusive 63

May 15, 2017 8:55 AM Cyber chaos spreads as ransomware affects computers in 150 countries

Global cyber chaos was spreading Monday as companies booted up computers at work following the weekend's worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack. The extortion scheme created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. The initial attack, known as "WannaCry," paralyzed computers running Britain's hospital 74

May 14, 2017 11:57 AM Ransomware cyberattack: More than 200,000 victims affected, fears number could grow

Friday's cyberattack hit 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries, the head of the European Union's police agency says, adding he fears the number will grow when people return to work on Monday and switch on their computers. But Europol Director Rob Wainwright said he feared the attack was not over and that the number of attacks would continue to grow. He told ITV what was unique 20

May 13, 2017 6:33 PM Unprecedented global ‘ransomware’ attack seeks cash for data

LONDON — A global “ransomware” attack, unprecedented in scale, had technicians scrambling to restore Britain’s crippled hospital network Saturday and secure the computers that run factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems in many other nations. The worldwide cyberextortion attack is so unprecedented, in fact, that Microsoft quickly 109

May 13, 2017 5:45 AM What is ransomware and how to avoid it

What you need to know about 'WannaCry,' the malicious software behind Friday's worldwide hacking attack. Malicious software called 'ransomware' has been used in a massive hacking attack, affecting tens of thousands of computers worldwide. Software security companies said a ransomware worm called "WannaCry" infected about 57,000 computer systems in 99 countries 79

May 8, 2017 6:31 AM Macron, 39, threatens tough stance on Brexit after crushing Le Pen to become France's youngest leader since Napoleon as he cheers his 66% victory with his 64-year-old wife and her granddaughter

Emmanuel Macron last night vowed to 'defend Europe' minutes after becoming France's youngest leader since Napoleon. Macron, 39, beat far-right National Front (FN) candidate Marine Le Pen, 48, in an election that will have widespread repercussions for the future of Europe. He has previously stated he will not give Britain an easy Brexit deal and even branded 32

May 7, 2017 6:19 PM The Latest: Le Pen concedes defeat in French election

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says she has called centrist Emmanuel Macron to congratulate him and says the vote confirms her National Front party and its allies as the leader of France's opposition. Minutes after the first results were released, Le Pen said she would call for a new political force as legislative elections loom in June. Le Pen received 35