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 the rampage to a halt.

  • Written by DANICA KIRKA , Associated Press

Experts see possible North Korea links to global cyberattack

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Cybersecurity experts are pointing to circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global "ransomware" attack: the way the hackers took hostage computers and servers across the world was similar to previous cyberattacks attributed to North Korea.

  • Written by YOUKYUNG LEE , AP Technology Writer

2 young men killed as chaos erupts in western Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Chaos erupted in western Venezuela during another round of protests against the socialist government, with buildings set afire, tear gas swirling around protesters and at least two people killed.

  • Written by HANNAH DREIER and CHRISTINE ARMARIO , Associated Press

Man gets 49 years for anti-transgender hate crime killing

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man received a 49-year prison sentence Monday for the first-ever conviction on federal hate crime charges arising from the killing of a transgender woman.

  • Written by JEFF AMY , Associated Press