Ransomware attack used an NSA exploit, Eternal Blue, to wreak havoc

Ransomware attack used an NSA exploit, Eternal Blue, to wreak havoc

An alleged NSA hacking tool has again surfaced to haunt the world. Organizations across the globe — including Boryspil International in Kiev, Ukraine, a Russian oil company and an advertising company in the United Kingdom — have stalled out on Tuesday as a type of ransomware known as Petya has locked up their computers, demanding…

Everyone in the world hates the U.S. now... except for Russia

Everyone in the world hates the U.S. now… except for Russia

Donald Trump may have a tremendous amount of haters across the world, but thankfully, he still has Russia in his corner. A new poll by the Pew Research Center shows that while more than a whopping three-quarters of the world has essentially zero faith in Trump’s leadership (NBD), Russia and Israel still think the guy’s…

Another huge cyber attack just hit businesses around the world

Another huge cyber attack just hit businesses around the world

It’s a new kind of terrorism, and it’s something we’re going to have to get used to seeing: Organizations in Ukraine, Russia, Denmark, the United Kingdom and more nations appear to be facing another major ransomware cyber attack.  Though the perpetrator—and even the type of attack—aren’t entirely clear yet, photos of infected computer screens around…

Miranda Kerr hands over $8.1 million in jewellery to US investigators

Miranda Kerr hands over $8.1 million in jewellery to US investigators

Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr has handed over $8.1 million in jewellery to U.S. authorities, after the items — gifted to her — were said to have been bought using stolen government money. The items include an 8.8 carat diamond pendant worth $3.8 million. Kerr handed them over to the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) on…

Sean Spicer and CNN reporter argue over camera ban at press briefing

Sean Spicer and CNN reporter argue over camera ban at press briefing

“You are a taxpayer-funded spokesman of the United States government; can you at least give us an explanation as to why the cameras are off?” That was the question from CNN White House reporter Jim Acosta on Monday, at yet another off-camera press briefing held by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Spicer, unsurprisingly, didn’t…