Cybersecurity

FBI Wray

FBI head helped Facebook defend encryption he’s now fighting

Prior to becoming FBI director, Christopher Wray argued on behalf of Facebook in defense of encrypted communications as the company was being pressured by the US Justice Department...

Thermal Cameras

Amazon turns to Chinese business on US blacklist to meet thermal camera needs

Amazon.com has bought cameras to take temperatures of workers during the coronavirus pandemic from a company the US blacklisted over allegations it helped China detain and monitor ...

Platform News: Apple logo

Apple says ‘no evidence’ iPhone mail flaw was used against customers

Apple has said that it has found “no evidence” a flaw in its Email app for iPhones and iPads has been used against customers, and that it believes the flaw does “...

Platform News: Apple logo on a retail store window

Flaw in iPhone and iPads may have allowed hackers to steal data for years

Apple is planning to fix a flaw that a security firm said may have left more than 500 million iPhones and iPads vulnerable to hackers. 

Platform Industry: Hackers and cyber security

Czech Republic warns of imminent, large-scale cyberattacks on hospitals

The Czech Republic warned international allies on Thursday of a imminent wave of disruptive cyberattacks against the country’s hospitals and other parts of its critical infra...

Former MI6 Chief

Former MI6 chief says western nations must do more to stop China buying up technology

Western nations like the UK need to do more to stop China buying up strategic technology including companies such as UK semiconductor chip designer Imagination Technologies, the fo...

Platform Industry: Apple and Google Alliance COVID-19 apps

The Apple and Google alliance welcomed by European coronavirus app platform

Apple’s collaboration with Google will make it quicker to get systems for tracing coronavirus infections up and running, according to the prime mover behind a pan-European ef...

Security

US officials suggest North Korea hacking threatens the global financial system

American government officials have warned about the threat of North Korean hackers, calling particular attention to the financial services sector. 

Platform Industry: Zoom meetings

Stay off Zoom and Google Hangouts, Standard Chartered CEO tells staff

Standard Chartered is the first major global bank to tell employees not to use Zoom during the coronavirus pandemic due to cybersecurity concerns, according to a memo seen by news ...

Houseparty app from Epic Games

Video chat app Houseparty offers $1 million reward over hacking claims

Group video chat app Houseparty offered a reward of $1 million for evidence of what it said was a smear campaign against the company as it fought to quash claims that the app was s...

  • 1
  • 3
  • 4