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Trucks loaded with containers are lined up outside a terminal at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 29, 2017. Operations at a terminal at India's busiest container port have been stalled by the malicious software that suddenly burst across the world’s computer screens Tuesday, another example of the disruption that continues to be felt globally. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
June 29, 2017 - 2:21 pm
PARIS (AP) — The cyberattack that has locked up computers around the world while demanding a ransom may not be an extortion attempt after all, but something more sinister: an effort to create havoc in Ukraine, security experts say. "There may be a more nefarious motive behind the attack," Gavin O'...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2013 file photo, Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, center, shakes hands with the president of the Lower House, Ricardo Anaya Cortez, prior to delivering his first state-of-the-nation address at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City. On Thursday, June 29 2017, internet watchdog Citizen Lab released a research note saying it had determined that the mobile phones of the PAN party president Ricardo Anaya, its chief spokesman, and the party's leader in the Senate, were all sent text messages containing links to the same malware designed to spy on them. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills, File)
June 29, 2017 - 12:04 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's scandal of high-tech spying against journalists and human rights defenders widened Thursday with expert confirmation that leading members of a main opposition party were also targeted by Israeli-made spyware sold exclusively to governments. The conservative National...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2013 file photo, Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, center, shakes hands with the president of the Lower House, Ricardo Anaya Cortez, prior to delivering his first state-of-the-nation address at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City. On Thursday, June 29 2017, internet watchdog Citizen Lab released a research note saying it had determined that the mobile phones of the PAN party president Ricardo Anaya, its chief spokesman, and the party's leader in the Senate, were all sent text messages containing links to the same malware designed to spy on them. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills, File)
June 29, 2017 - 12:04 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's scandal of high-tech spying against journalists and human rights defenders widened Thursday with expert confirmation that leading members of a main opposition party were also targeted by Israeli-made spyware sold exclusively to governments. The conservative National...
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A woman sits backdropped by a real time cyber attacks world map, at the headquarters of Bitdefender in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. A new, highly virulent strain of malicious ransom software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where it badly hobbled much of the government and private sector on the eve of a holiday celebrating a post-Soviet constitution. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
June 29, 2017 - 11:36 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on cyberattacks (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Online retailers are warning customers to prepare for delays as the disruption caused by Tuesday's cyberattack spreads across the shipping industry. Several firms have issued warnings after the sudden outbreak of...
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A woman sits backdropped by a real time cyber attacks world map, at the headquarters of Bitdefender in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. A new, highly virulent strain of malicious ransom software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where it badly hobbled much of the government and private sector on the eve of a holiday celebrating a post-Soviet constitution. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
June 29, 2017 - 11:36 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on cyberattacks (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Online retailers are warning customers to prepare for delays as the disruption caused by Tuesday's cyberattack spreads across the shipping industry. Several firms have issued warnings after the sudden outbreak of...
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Trucks loaded with containers are lined up outside a terminal at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 29, 2017. Operations at a terminal at India's busiest container port have been stalled by the malicious software that suddenly burst across the world’s computer screens Tuesday, another example of the disruption that continues to be felt globally. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
June 29, 2017 - 9:17 am
PARIS (AP) — The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. But with the damage and disruption still coming into focus, security experts worry the sudden explosion of malicious software may have been more sinister than a criminally minded...
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Trucks loaded with containers are lined up outside a terminal at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 29, 2017. Operations at a terminal at India's busiest container port have been stalled by the malicious software that suddenly burst across the world’s computer screens Tuesday, another example of the disruption that continues to be felt globally. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
June 29, 2017 - 9:17 am
PARIS (AP) — The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. But with the damage and disruption still coming into focus, security experts worry the sudden explosion of malicious software may have been more sinister than a criminally minded...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, a laptop is seen in Las Vegas. The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security measures Wednesday for international flights bound to the United States, which could lead to a lifting of a ban on laptops and other electronics from passenger cabins from certain airports. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 28, 2017 - 7:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States or face the possibility of a total electronics ban for planes. Compliance with the new rules could lead to the lifting of a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, a laptop is seen in Las Vegas. The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security measures Wednesday for international flights bound to the United States, which could lead to a lifting of a ban on laptops and other electronics from passenger cabins from certain airports. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 28, 2017 - 7:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States or face the possibility of a total electronics ban for planes. Compliance with the new rules could lead to the lifting of a...
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Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, and committee Vice Chairman Sen, Mark Warner, D-Va. confer on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, as the panel conducts a hearing on Russian intervention in European elections in light of revelations by American intelligence agencies that blame Russia for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 28, 2017 - 6:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will get hit again by Russian cyberattacks if the country doesn't pay closer attention and work more closely with European allies who are also victims, international elections experts warned on Wednesday. In testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee,...
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