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US says ransomware attack on meatpacker JBS likely from Russia; cattle slaughter resuming

June 02, 2021 8:43 am

JBS, the world's largest meatpacker, said on Tuesday night it had made "significant progress in resolving the cyberattack."

Israeli official rolls back army chief comments on AP Gaza

June 01, 2021 7:30 am

The article claimed that the Hamas militant group that rules Gaza used various floors of the Jalaa Tower for "significant electronic warfare" meant to disrupt Israeli air force GPS communications.

April 28, 1981, Forty Years Ago: War threat

April 28, 2021 12:50 am

She told the MPs consultative committee on Atomic Energy and Space Research that the government’s worry was that “such arms supply is creating a situation where everybody is drifting towards war”.

Romney says Trump has 'blind spot' on Russia, calls hack 'extraordinarily damaging'

December 21, 2020 12:31 am

U.S. Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said on ABC that the hack could still be going on and that officials had yet to determine its full scope.

US government: Upcoming WeChat 'ban' won't target its users

September 17, 2020 12:24 pm

WeChat users in the US depend on the app to talk to friends, family and colleagues in China, where the messaging, payments and social media app is widely used. It has several million users in the US.

Thousands sign up to storm Nevada's Area 51 to 'see them aliens'

July 13, 2019 10:19 am

"We will all meet up at the Area 51 Alien Center tourist attraction and coordinate our entry. If we naruto run, we can move faster than their bullets. Lets see them aliens," the Facebook event's page details read.

Russian charged with conspiring to interfere in US congressional elections

October 20, 2018 2:52 pm

Russian national Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova became the first person charged with a crime for attempting to interfere in the 2018 US midterm elections, according to a government official with knowledge of the investigation.

Over 30,000 sign petition in support of Indian professionals denied UK visas

May 17, 2018 1:04 pm

An online petition started by the Highly Skilled Migrants group last week on the 38 Degrees campaign website to highlight the Home Office's alleged "abuse" of clause 322(5) attracted 30,800 signatures within days.

US telecom regulators, network suppliers pan govt's 5G network plans

January 31, 2018 4:42 pm

Telecom operators and regulators in the US do not want the Donald Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to build a national 5G mobile network.