Media Watch

'18Apr
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NHS accused of 'alarming' failure to tackle cyber security despite growing Russian threat

Ms Hillier said: “The extensive disruption caused by WannaCry laid bare serious vulnerabilities in the cyber security and response plans of the NHS.”“But the impact on patients and the service more generally could...
'18Apr
18

UN deputy aid chief shines light on plight of 400,000 Rohingya still inside Myanmar

“There is a humanitarian crisis on both sides of the Bangladesh-Myanmar border that is affecting the world’s largest group of stateless people,” Ursula Mueller, the UN’s deputy relief chief, told reporters in New...
'18Apr
17

Nerve agent used to attack Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter 'delivered in liquid form'

The nerve agent used to attack former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter was delivered in a "liquid form". Only a "very small amount" of the deadly Novichok substance was used against Mr Skripal,...
'18Apr
17

'No such thing as absolute security': Healthcare a growing target for hackers

In 2016 a Californian hospital desperately paid $US17,000 in bitcoin as ransom to a hacker who had seized control of its computer systems.But in making the payment, the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Centre...
'18Apr
17

'No such thing as absolute security': Healthcare a growing target for hackers

In 2016 a Californian hospital desperately paid $US17,000 in bitcoin as ransom to a hacker who had seized control of its computer systems.But in making the payment, the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Centre...
'18Apr
17

Upswing in global growth won’t last forever; IMF says world must prepare now for leaner times ahead

“Global growth is projected to soften beyond the next couple of years,” said the report, explaining that: “Once their output gaps close, most advanced economies are poised to return to potential growth rates well...
'18Apr
17

Israeli military strikes Hamas post in southern Gaza after shots fired at soldiers

Israeli Defense Forces attacked a Hamas outpost Tuesday in response to shots fired at soldiers near the Gaza border fence. The shots were fired at a force patrolling near the southern part of the Strip from an area...
'18Apr
17

Republicans can't even run on Ryan's singular 'achievement'

The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. (Susan Walsh/AP) Republican candidates running this year want to talk all about taxes. What about the voters? Not so much. The New York Times reports: For two...
'18Apr
17

Woman was sickened by E. coli after eating contaminated romaine lettuce at Panera Bread, suit says

A New Jersey woman who was sickened by E. coli is suing Panera Bread and its supplier, Freshway Foods, after reportedly eating contaminated romaine lettuce at one of the restaurant chain's locations. (David Paul...
'18Apr
17

Myanmar Armed Forces Blacklisted By UN For Committing Sexual Violence Against Rohingya

By: Joanne Lu on April 17, 2018For the first time ever, the UN secretary-general is including Myanmar Armed Forces on an annual blacklist of groups that are “credibly suspected” of carrying out sexual violence...

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