Best photos from the past week in Asia

North Korea test launched a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, seen as a direct challenge to the new South Korean president, who took office earlier this month, as U.S., Japan and Euro...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

North Korea test launched a ballistic missile that landed in the Sea of Japan, seen as a direct challenge to the new South Korean president, who took office earlier this month, as U.S., Japan and Euro...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - May 19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The top stories this week in Taiwan included the ransomware WannaCry making Taiwanese want to cry, famous comedian Chu-Ke-liang dying at age 71, Fiji pulling its...

Frenchman claims cure for WannaCry-infected computers

PARIS (AP) — A French researcher has released a software tool that he claims can restore some of the computers infected by the WannaCry ransomware. Adrien Guinet, who works for a Par...

Hundreds of ATMs shut down across India to escape ransomware attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Amidst reports that India is among the worst affected countries by the WannaCry ransomware attack, the Indian government has shut down some Automated Teller Machine (ATMs)...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 16 The Khaleej Times on President Trump's recent alleged declassification...

What we currently know about the global cyberattack

NEW YORK (AP) — The danger from a global cyberattack that spread to some 150 nations continues to fade, and that's only some of the good news. After two security researchers greatly ...

North Korea may have been involved with WannaCry

NEW YORK (AP) — As danger from a global cyberattack that hit some 150 nations continues to fade, analysts are starting to assess the damage. Hard-hit organizations such as the U.K.'s Nati...

What we currently know about the global cyberattack

NEW YORK (AP) — As danger from a global cyberattack that hit some 150 nations continues to fade, analysts are starting to assess the damage. Hard-hit organizations such as the U.K.'s...

The Latest: Law enforcement officials flag North Korea link

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the global extortion cyberattack that hit dozens of countries (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Two law enforcement officials say U.S. i...

AP Interview: Surfer worked from bedroom to beat cyberattack

ILFRACOMBE, England (AP) — As a vast "ransomware" attack raced from computer to computer, infecting tens of thousands around the world, a young tech expert worked from his bedroom in England to bring ...

China's fondness for pirated software raises risks in attack

BEIJING (AP) — China's fondness for pirated software left it especially vulnerable to the latest global cyberattack. Beijing has tolerated rampant use of unlicensed software copies d...

More than a third of Taiwanese ransomware victims pay hackers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—About 64 percent of Americans and close to 34 percent of Taiwanese ransomware victims will pay cyber criminals the demanded ransom to retrieve data stored in their computers...

AP Explains: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

NEW YORK (AP) — It's worth more than an ounce of gold right now, it's completely digital and it's the currency of choice for the cyberattackers who crippled computer networks around the world in recen...

WannaCry ransomware attacks 10 schools in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The WannaCry ransomware continues to wreak havoc in Taiwan with 10 schools being reported victimized by the malware, the Ministry of Education (MOE) announced yesterday.&n...