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Meta says Ukraine’s military, politicians targeted in hacking campaign

Meta has said a hacking group used Facebook to target a handful of public figures in Ukraine, including prominent military officials, politicians and a journalist, amid Russia̵...

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Microsoft observed malware in systems belonging to Ukraine govt agencies

Microsoft Corp said in a blog post over the weekend that it had observed destructive malware in systems belonging to several Ukrainian government agencies and organisations that wo...

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China drafts rules on security reviews for apps influencing public opinion

China’s cyber regulatory body has issued draft rules governing mobile apps, including a requirement for security reviews of apps whose functions could influence public opinio...

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China orders cybersecurity reviews for businesses seeking overseas listings

China has said it will put in force new rules to increase its oversight of plans by Chinese platform businesses to list on overseas stock markets in the latest move to tighten its ...


BlackBerry revenue beats estimates as cybersecurity demand stays strong

BlackBerry Ltd has beaten Wall Street estimates for third-quarter revenue, helped by sustained demand for its cybersecurity and IoT products.

Major tech companies struggle to plug holes in logging software

Some of the world’s largest technology companies are still struggling to make their products safe from a gaping vulnerability in common logging software a week after hackers began ...


US cybersecurity officials see mainly low-impact attacks from logging flaw, so far

The US agency charged with defending the country against hacking has said the majority of attacks it has seen using a recently disclosed flaw in widely used open-source software we...


German cybersecurity watchdog issues red alert warning on software

Germany’s federal cybersecurity watchdog, the BSI, on Saturday issued a red alert warning, its highest, on a flawed piece of widely-used software, saying it posed an “e...

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Banks ordered to promptly flag cybersecurity incidents under new US rule

US banking regulators have finalized a rule that directs banks to report any major cybersecurity incidents to the government within 36 hours of discovery.

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China regulator proposes cybersecurity review for some Hong Kong IPOs

China’s cyberspace regulator has proposed requiring companies pursuing share listings in Hong Kong to apply for cybersecurity inspections if they handle data that concerns na...


Hackers compromise FBI email system, send thousands of messages

Hackers compromised a Federal Bureau of Investigation email system and sent tens of thousands of messages warning of a possible cyberattack, according to the agency and security sp...

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Sources: Didi prepares to relaunch apps in China, anticipates data probe will end soon

Didi Global is preparing to relaunch its ride-hailing and other apps in China by the end of the year in anticipation that Beijing’s cybersecurity investigation into the compa...


Thales partners with Google on secure cloud services

Defence company Thales and Google are partnering to offer state-vetted cloud computing services for the storage of some of France’s most sensitive data, the companies have sa...

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Official: The Biden White House plans a 30-country meeting on cyber crime

Top US national security advisers will gather officials from 30 countries this month with plans to combat the growing threat of ransomware and other cyber crime, President Joe Bide...

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China drafts new data measures, defines “core data”

Communist China published new draft measures aimed at bolstering its new data security law, including definitions of what it considered “core” and “important̶...

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