#Cyberculture agenda: A massive ransomware attack – dubbed Petya- expanding… “Inside Facebook’s war against terrorism…

Large-scale cyberattack is spreading through Russia and Ukraine (updated) The Social Software Weblog A large-scale cyberattack is working its way through a number of Ukrainian and Russian targets today. So far, in Russia, oil producer Rosneft and metal company Evraz have been affected by the attack. In Ukraine, Boryspil airport, the banking system,… Massive ransomware attack is … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Tsipras resigns, Syriza splits…

Syriza split: What next for Greece? BBC News | Europe | World Edition What does new election mean for Tsipras and reforms? MAIN FOCUS: Tsipras wants new elections in Greece | 21/08/2015 euro|topics Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his resignation on Thursday. New elections are expected to be held in mid-September, and Tsipras has said he … Read more

Forensic reports confirm corruption tapes…. Dispatches from Turkey…

Graft probe tapings consistent with transcribed files A forensic report on a graft probe started last year has said the transcribed documents and tape recordings of the telephone conversations between the high-profile suspects are consistent Pope Francis to visit Virgin Mary’s House in Turkey Residents of the western town of Selçuk enthusiastically await Pope’s visit to Christian … Read more

Journalism roundup: “How to be literate in what’s changing journalism..Russia’s new global news agency: Sputnik

How to be literate in what’s changing journalism Pressthink – Follow JR – Nov 9 – For each, they should understand: What it means, why it’s important, and where things are going with it. I’ve added a link or two to help get you started. And I’m happy to receive your comments about what’s missing … Read more

Eurosphere roundup: Cyprus crisis, Italian election deadlock continues, neo-Nazi trial in Germany clouds transparency….

Tough Bank of Cyprus terms detailed from BBC News | Europe | World Edition Officials spell out the tough Bank of Cyprus “haircut” that depositors holding more than 100,000 euros must take as part of an EU-IMF bailout.   Italy?s president moves to break election deadlock from FT.com – World, Europe Napolitano says mediators will … Read more

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