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White House addresses recent cyberattacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The White House is urging American businesses to bolster their defenses against ransomware and to consider the increasing cyberattacks an existential threat. The world’s largest meat processing company and a major oil pipeline are the latest high-profile targets, …

Microsoft warns Russian hackers attacking again

SEATTLE, Wash. (NBC) – Microsoft is sounding the alarm that Russian hackers are ramping up cyber-aggression again, this time infiltrating the email system of an agency at the State Department and sending thousands of phishing emails. This comes just three weeks ahead …

EU fines Google again

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (NBC) – Google has been fined $1.7 billion by the European Union for blocking rival online search advertisers. The fine announced Wednesday is Google’s third huge EU antitrust penalty in two years. The European Commission said in a statement …

New cyber-attack reaches U.S. companies

A major cyber-attack that swept across Europe Tuesday has spread to the United States. NBC News reports the attack is similar to the crippling WannaCry attack that occurred a month ago. This attack is being linked to ransomware known as Petya. According …

SpaceX scrubs ISS resupply mission

Update (06/01/07, 2:47 p.m.) – SpaceX has canceled Thursday’s launch due to weather. Cape Canaveral, Fla. – SpaceX is scheduled to launch its eleventh cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station at 2:55 p.m. PST Thursday. The launch marks the first …