Fiat Chrysler recalls over 1million trucks due to software error

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Friday that it would recall more than 1.25 million pickup trucks worldwide to address a software error linked to reports of one crash death and two injuries. The error code could temporarily disable the side air bag and seat belt pretensioner deployment during a vehicle rollover spurred by a… Read More Fiat Chrysler recalls over 1million trucks due to software error

Ransomware cyber attack hits Spanish companies

Spanish companies including Telefonica were hit by a so-called ransomware hack into their computer systems on Friday, with Spain’s cyber security body warning of a “massive attack” affecting several firms. Ransomware attacks meddle with computer systems by scrambling or hi-jacking them while asking for a ransom to return them to normal. “There has been an… Read More Ransomware cyber attack hits Spanish companies

Dozens dead as bomb attack hits Pakistani deputy Senate leader convoy

A bomb exploded next to a convoy of the deputy chairman of the Pakistan Senate on Friday in the violence-plagued province of Baluchistan, killing at least 25 people, officials said. At least 35 people were wounded in the blast near the town of Mastung, 50 km (30 miles) from the provincial capital of Quetta. Television… Read More Dozens dead as bomb attack hits Pakistani deputy Senate leader convoy

North Korea sends protest later over new U.S. sanctions

North Korea sent a rare letter of protest to the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday warning that a new package of tougher sanctions would only spur its development of nuclear weapons, North Korea’s state media reported. The protest was lodged by the recently revived Foreign Affairs Committee of North Korea’s Supreme People’s Assembly, which… Read More North Korea sends protest later over new U.S. sanctions