Sweden drops rape investigation into Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange – TechCrunch

Sweden has dropped an investigation into Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, on allegations of suspected rape. In a statement today the country’s prosecution authority said the evidence has “weakened considerably” in the almost a decade that’s elapsed since the events in question. “I would like to emphasise that the injured party has submitted a credible and…

Louisiana State Government Hit by Ransomware Attack Forcing Server Shutdowns

Targeted ransomware attacks on banking and finance, government, healthcare, and critical infrastructure are on the rise, with the latest victim being the state government of Louisiana. The state government of Louisiana was hit by a large-scale coordinated ransomware attack yesterday, which forced the state to take several state agency servers offline, including government websites, email…