Petya Malware Causes Disruption Across the Globe, Europe Worst Hit

Petya ransomware, a new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software — apparently sown in Ukraine — caused disruption across the world Tuesday. Following a similar attack in May , the new Petya cyber-assault paralysed some hospitals, government offices and major multinational corporations in a dramatic demonstration of how easily […]

A great wall for a proposed nuclear and scientific complex causes panic in a Karnataka village

On the afternoon of Makar Sankaranti in mid-January, a group of men and women gathered in GB Papanna’s house in Kudapura, a village in Karnataka’s Chitradurga district. The morning’s rituals celebrating the advent of spring had been performed and a special lunch partaken of, but the mood was hardly festive. […]