Hackers demand $5 million from Mexico's Pemex in cyberattack
Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 3:04 PM
Hackers demanded about $5 million in bitcoin from Mexico's Pemex, they told Reuters on Tuesday, saying the state oil firm missed a special discount by not paying immediately after a cyberattack that fouled up the company's systems. A ransom note that appeared on Pemex computers seen by Reuters pointed to a darknet website affiliated with "DoppelPaymer," a type of ransomware.
Mexico Says It Will Offer Asylum To Bolivia President Evo Morales
Monday, November 11, 2019, 10:14 AM
Mexico said it was offering asylum to Bolivia's President Evo Morales after 20 government-officials and lawmakers had sought refuge at its embassy in La Paz. "Mexico, in accordance with its tradition of asylum and non-intervention, has received 20-personalities from the Bolivian-executive and legislature in the official residence in La-Paz, so we would also offer asylum to Evo Morales," Foreign-Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Twitter.