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WannaCry ransomware: North Korea labels United States accusation as

WannaCry ransomware: North Korea labels United States accusation as "absurd"

The United States in 2014 formally accused North Korea of hacking Sony Pictures Entertainment over the movie " The Interview ", a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader. According to multiple South Korean reports citing Seoul's intelligence agency, North Korean hackers approach workers at digital exchanges by posing as attractive women on Facebook , striking online conversations and eventually sending files containing malicious code.


IAF initiates step to buy 83 Tejas aircraft

IAF initiates step to buy 83 Tejas aircraft

The Indian Air Force ( IAF ) on Wednesday issued the Request for Information (RFI) for 83 Tejas light combat aircraft with specific enhancements. Confirming the latest development, HAL , in a one-line statement from its Bengaluru headquarter, said on Wednesday that it has received the RFP for 83 LCAs from the IAF.


European Union hits Uber with powerful body blow

European Union hits Uber with powerful body blow

The court said in a statement that services provided by companies like Uber are "inherently linked to a transport service" and therefore must be classified as "a service in the field of transport" within European Union law. In an emailed statement to TechCrunch, an Uber spokesperson says that this ruling will not affect Uber's operations in most European Union countries, where the company already complies with transport laws.


Trump commutes Iowa man's 27-year sentence for bank fraud

Trump commutes Iowa man's 27-year sentence for bank fraud

Rubashkin was the company's chief executive, and the plant had been the largest kosher meatpacking operation in the country. The White House said in a statement that the President's evaluation of Mr. Cook, the lead trial lawyer for Rubashkin, in an email Wednesday night. But former prosecutor Bob Teig, who retired in 2011 after serving as a prosecutor and spokesman for the USA attorney's office for the Northern District of Iowa, said Trump's decision to commute Rubashkin's sentence ...


Another North Korean soldier defects into South via DMZ

Another North Korean soldier defects into South via DMZ

He abandoned his vehicle after it got stuck in a ditch and dashed across the narrow demarcation line into the South, as his compatriots opened fire from behind. "Our military secured his safety, and a questioning will be conducted by related agencies to find out the background of his defection and motive". On November 13, a North Korean soldier defected along the Joint Security Area (JSA) that is policed by both the South and North's militaries, with soldiers staring each other down ...