28 June 2017

Petya Ransomware Hits At Least 65 Countries; Microsoft Traces It To Tax Software

An updated version of Petya has the ability to worm through computer networks, gathering passwords and credentials and spreading itself.

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European Union Fines Google $2.7 Billion

The European Union has fined Google $2.7 billion over what it calls anti-competitive practices. Steve Inskeep talks with Adrianne Jeffries of The Outline.

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New Ransomware Attack Spreads From Ukraine

A cyberattack spread from Ukraine to Europe and around the world Tuesday. Cybersecurity expert Matt Tait of Capital Alpha Security tells Rachel Martin about who is vulnerable.

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Morning News Brief: Health Care Vote Delayed, New Ransomware Attack Spreads

We look at the future of the Senate's health care bill after Republican leaders postponed a vote. Also, a new ransomware attack has spread from Ukraine, and we update the fight against Boko Haram.

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27 June 2017

Cyber Attacks Spread Across Europe Using Stolen NSA Tool

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder and chief technology officer of CrowdStrike, about the cyber attacks spreading across Europe using a stolen National Security Agency tool.

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