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Ukrainian National Sentenced for Role in REvil Ransomware Operation

A Ukrainian man was sentenced to 13 years and seven months in prison on Wednesday for his role in conducting over 2,500 ransomware attacks and demanding over $700 million in ransom payments, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Yaroslav Vasinskyi, pseudonym Rabotnik, 24, was sentenced May 1 and ordered to pay restitutions totaling over $16 million. Yaroslav Vasinskyi As part of Operation...

DMV Services Down Nationwide

On March 21, Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias posted on X that “We are currently experiencing a nationwide network outage at our DMV facilities. All DMVs across the country are currently down.” The cause of the network outage is currently unknown.  This is developing. 

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Chinese Foreign Ministry Sanctions U.S. Defense Companies Over Ukraine and Taiwan Supplies

Sanctions Over Taiwan and Ukraine Arms The Chinese Foreign Ministry announced this morning that it would be sanctioning 12 U.S. defense companies and their senior management for involvement in the Ukraine War and arms sales...

Baltic Sea States Scramble as Russia Moves to Alter Borders

The Announcement At approximately 0730 EST on May 21st, 2024, Russian state-owned media reported that the Russian Ministry of Defense had proposed a list of coordinates to clarify the state border of Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia...

Israel Recalls Norwegian and Irish Ambassadors After Palestine State Recognition

Israel's Minister of Foreign Affairs has announced he is recalling Israel's ambassadors to Norway and Ireland after the two nations officially announced their recognition of a Palestinian state, and vowed to do the same...