Security

Google Chrome

Google has released an emergency patch for the Chrome browser

Google is urging all users of its popular Chrome web browser to update their installations as soon as possible.

Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics becomes latest victim of ransomware group

Notorious hacking group Lapsus$, which recently threatened to leak source code belonging to Nvidia, has now leaked a massive collection of data from Samsung Electronics.

Meta Platforms - Facebook

Meta and Chime file lawsuit against alleged phishing scam

Meta Platforms has said it has filed a joint lawsuit with digital banking company Chime against two Nigeria-based individuals who engaged in phishing attacks to deceive people and ...

Security

Japan eyes tighter curbs to counter cyberattacks

Japan will consider imposing tighter curbs on companies in security-sensitive sectors that procure overseas software as part of efforts to ramp up steps to counter cyberattacks, ac...

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 ...

Security

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...

Platform News: China

FT reports the US is to add 8 Chinese companies to investment blacklist

The United States will add eight Chinese companies, including the world’s largest commercial drone manufacturer DJI Technology Co Ltd, to an investment blacklist this week, the Fin...

Platform Industry: Modi PM of India

Indian PM Modi’s personal Twitter handle ‘briefly compromised’

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal Twitter handle was “very briefly compromised,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in a tweet on Sunday m...

Platform Economy: TikTok and US politics

Biden administration reviewing app security recommendations

The Biden administration is holding talks among federal agencies about the security of Americans’ data and whether the US government has adequate tools.

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

Biden signs legislation to tighten US restrictions on Huawei and ZTE

US President Joe Biden has signed legislation to prevent companies like Huawei Technologies Co or ZTE Corp that are deemed security threats from receiving new equipment licenses fr...

Robinhood Markets

Robinhood says email addresses of 5 million customers exposed in security breach

Robinhood Markets Inc has said a third party had obtained access to the email addresses of about five million of its customers.

Platform News: SolarWinds

SolarWinds investors allege board knew about cyber risks

SolarWinds Corp investors have sued the software company’s directors, alleging they knew about and failed to monitor cybersecurity risks to the company ahead of a breach that...

Apple App Store

Apple’s software boss warns against draft EU policy on App Store

Apple software leader Craig Federighi took the stage at the Web Summit in Lisbon to voice the iPhone maker’s objections to EU draft guidelines that could allow customers to i...

Tencent Holdings

Tencent’s $1.3 billion Sumo deal comes under US security probe

A US national security panel is investigating Tencent Holdings’ $1.27 billion takeover of Sumo Group, the UK videogame maker has said, in a possible setback to the Chinese in...

Zix

Sources: Email security software vendor Zix explores sale

Zix Corp, a US provider of email security solutions, is exploring strategic alternatives that include a sale of the company, according to people familiar with the matter.

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