An hour-long blackout struck several US airlines, Australian financial firms and other global companies, with the problem traced to US-based tech provider Akamai.
The FBI attributes the attack on Brazil-based meat processor JBS, that targeted servers supporting operations in North America and Australia, to REvil, a Russian-speaking gang that has recently made some of the largest ransomware demands on record.
Brazil's lawmakers vote 263-227 to block massive bribery charges against scandal-plagued President Michel Temer. A vote against Temer would have resulted in moving the case to the Supreme Court.
J&F group, parent company of the world's biggest meat supplier JBS, agreed to pay the fine over a corruption scandal threatening to unseat President Michel Temer. It's said to have spent around $185 million to bribe nearly 1900 politicians in Brazil.
China and the EU have suspended meat imports from Brazil as the country's rotten meat scandal threatens the country's already fragile economy.
A high-level investigation has revealed that top Brazilian meatpackers have been accused of selling rotten products for years.
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