Ransomware hacking campaign targets Europe and North America, Italy warns  – POLITICO

The attack targets vulnerabilities in VMware ESXi technology. This vulnerability was not completely fixed, leaving an open door to hackers for new attacks. Experts are warning organizations to take action to avoid being locked out of their systems.
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Rishi Sunak bets Brits will blame striking workers for Christmas chaos – POLITICO

Britain's most powerful rail union, the RMT, upped the ante on Monday, announcing workers will walk out from Christmas Eve through to December 27. On Tuesday, thousands of ambulance staff said they would take to the picket lines on December 21. Nurses have vowed to walk out on December 15 and 20, while postal workers are also withdrawing their labor in a crucial period for getting festive cards and gifts through the door.
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2 months ago

Italy’s top disaster official: Whole country is ‘at risk’ – POLITICO

Italy's top disaster official says 94 percent of Italian municipalities are at risk of flooding, landslides and coastal erosion. A mudslide Saturday killed eight people on the island of Ischia, with 126 millimeters of rain falling in six hours. Critics say politicians' response to the disaster is hypocritical, pointing to an amnesty signed by the 5Star-League government in 2018.
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2 months ago

Sunak vows no backsliding on climate finance despite UK economic crisis – POLITICO

The recently picked U.K. Leader said the pandemic broke the global economy. But insisted the united kingdom would deliver on its commitment of £11.6 billion in climate finance. He has also been forced to share the limelight with his former boss, Boris Johnson.
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3 months ago