Here is your monthly news briefing for May 2018.

 

Putin inaugurated for 4th term

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44024184

 

North Korea Announces plans to dismantle nuclear test sites

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/05/12/610674006/north-korea-announces-plans-to-dismantle-nuclear-test-site

 

Trump pulls back from North Korea summit to insist on NK denuclearization

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-missiles-southkorea-talks/north-korea-says-may-reconsider-summit-with-trump-suspends-talks-with-south-idUSKCN1IG2ZI

 

North Korea and US continue to discuss terms of summit

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-missiles/south-korea-says-north-korea-committed-to-complete-denuclearisation-summit-with-trump-idUSKCN1IS01K

 

US employee in China presents with symptoms similar to Cuban sonic attack

https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/23/asia/us-employee-china-sound-injury-intl/index.html

 

May Day Protests

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/05/01/Worldwide-May-Day-demonstrations-marred-by-violence-arrests/2501525204947/?utm_source=sec&utm_campaign=sl&utm_medium=7

 

French government foils biological ricin attack

http://www.france24.com/en/20180518-french-government-france-foiled-suspected-terror-attack

 

Two police officers and civilian gunned down in Belgium

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44289404

 

 

Basque ETA disbands after 6 decade fight

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/eta-spain-basque-separatist-group-completely-dissolved-structures/

 

Kenya issues 60 day ultimatum to deport all illegal immigrants who do not obtain documentation

http://www.africanews.com/2018/05/22/kenya-issues-60-day-ultimatum-to-expatriates-get-valid-permits-or-be-deported/

 

Nicaraguans protest government

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-44066877

 

“Allanite” Group targets ICS networks at electric utilities in US/UK

https://www.securityweek.com/allanite-group-targets-ics-networks-electric-utilities-us-uk?wpisrc=nl_cybersecurity202&wpmm=1

 

Colleges hit by cyber-attacks 12 times a week

https://www.tes.com/news/colleges-hit-cyber-attacks-12-times-week

 

Phising Scam uses AES encryption, attacks Apple IDs

https://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/new-phishing-scam-uses-aes-encryption-and-goes-after-apple-ids/

 

Malware campaign expands to add cryptocurrency mining and iOS phising attacks

https://www.zdnet.com/article/malware-campaign-expands-to-add-cryptocurrency-mining-and-ios-phishing-attacks/

 

US launches criminal probe into Bitcoin price manipulation

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-05-24/bitcoin-manipulation-is-said-to-be-focus-of-u-s-criminal-probe