Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it had discovered hacking targeting democratic institutions, think tanks and non-profit organizations in Europe and plans to offer a cyber security service to several countries to close security gaps.
The attacks occurred between September and December 2018, targeting employees of the German Council on Foreign Relations and European offices of The Aspen Institute and The German Marshall Fund, the company said here in a blog post.
Microsoft said the activity, which was found through the company’s Threat Intelligence Center and Digital Crimes Unit, targeted 104 employee accounts in Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, Romania, and Serbia. Continue reading Europe: Microsoft offers Europe cyber security service ‘AccountGuard’ to protect region from continued Russia cyber threats
|CRIMSON TAZVINZWA, AIWA! NO!|PRIME Minister Charles Michel offered to resign on Tuesday after opponents tabled a no confidence vote in a political crisis triggered by differences over immigration.
In office since 2014, Michel lost the support of the biggest party in his coalition, the Flemish N-VA, last week in protest at his support of a U.N. pact to foster cooperation over the world’s 21 million refugees.
On Tuesday, the 42-year-old lawyer sought backing from left-wing opposition parties so he could hold on to power until parliamentary elections in May.
Continue reading Belgian Prime Minister offers to quit in crisis started by migrant row
“The Prime Minister knows that no deal isn’t a real option. Neither the cabinet nor parliament would endorse such an extreme and dangerous course. “Labour has an alternative plan for a sensible jobs-first deal that could win support in parliament and help bring our country together.”
Read more at: https://inews.co.uk/news/brexit/labout-brexit-deal-jeremy-corbyn/ Continue reading UK LABOUR PARTY Leader Jeremy Corbyn sets out alternative Brexit plan championing ‘radical investment and change’
Theresa May will face a fight for her leadership if 48 members of her own party put in writing that they have lost confidence in her.
If the chair of the 1922 Committee of backbench Conservatives – Sir Graham Brady – receives letters from 15% of the party’s MPs, a secret ballot is triggered.
If Mrs May wins, they can not challenge her premiership for another year.
But, if she loses, there will be a leadership election and she will not be allowed to run. (You can see the process in the graphic below) Continue reading Prime Minister Theresa May – More Than 23 MPs say they have submitted letters of no confidence in the prime minister and the number is sure to rise further in hours
Mr Portillo said the European Union “humiliated” Britain in its Withdrawal Agreement which has been ridiculed by both Brexiteer and Remainer politicians.
Speaking on BBC This Week, Mr Portillo said: “I think the European Union has made a strategic error, short of marching Mrs May into a railway carriage in Compiègne Forest, they could not have produced a more humiliating surrender.
“And all of history tells us that when you humiliate countries with a surrender, it doesn’t go well thereafter.”
Continue reading BREXIT – Michel Barnier made THIS serious ‘strategic error’ in Brexit talks