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Popular Finnish online store Verkkokauppa.com site hacked

Finnish tabloid Iltalehti reports that the popular online store Verkkokauppa.com was hacked in the weekend. When following the the Extra publication link, an unexpected banner was shown. It had an image of a shrouded face and the following text: Kurdistan. Hacked by BALA SNIPER.

Written by Janita on Monday April 23, 2018
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Homeless man lives on a ferry on route between Finland and Sweden

Swedish Björn Mattson should have moved to by 330 kilometers to a new location. He hesitated and was thrown to the streets. Now he is living on a ferry boat traveling between Stockholm and Mariehamn indefinitely, until he gets an apartment or runs out of money to buy the tickets.

Written by Janita on Monday April 23, 2018
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Strong global demand for cruise ships brings work to Meyer Turku shipyard

The cruise ship industry is doing strong globally. This is also visible in the order books of the dockyards building the cruisel liners. Currently over a hundred inividual ships have been ordered, and according to industry experts there are no limits in sight for growth of the cruise ship industry.

Written by Janita on Monday April 23, 2018
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