Security

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.

Platform News: Twitch app

Amazon-owned Twitch says source code exposed in last week’s data breach

Amazon.com Inc-owned Twitch said on Friday that last week’s data breach at the live streaming e-sports platform contained documents from its source code.

Joe Biden

US agency submits initial recommendations on app data security to White House

The US Commerce Department has said it submitted an initial set of recommendations on data security under an executive order signed by Joe Biden.

Platform News: Coinbase

Coinbase says hackers stole cryptocurrency from at least 6,000 customers

Hackers stole from the accounts of at least 6,000 customers of Coinbase Global Inc, according to a breach notification letter sent by the cryptocurrency exchange to affected custom...

Platform News: State backed hackers, cyber crime and cyber security

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...

Platform News: Facebook on a smartphone

Facebook spent over $13 billion on safety, security since 2016

Facebook Inc has said it has invested more than $13 billion in safety and security measures since 2016, days after a newspaper reported the company had failed to fix “the pla...

Department of Justice

Ex-US intelligence operatives in UAE hacking case will cooperate with FBI

Three former US intelligence operatives, who worked as mercenary hackers for the United Arab Emirates, agreed to pay fines of $1.685 million and cooperate with federal prosecutors ...

Microsoft Corp

Microsoft warns Azure customers of flaw that could have permitted hackers access to data

Microsoft has warned some of its Azure cloud computing customers that a flaw discovered by security researchers could have allowed hackers access to their data.

White House

White House to tackle cyber challenges with Apple, IBM, insurance CEOs

The White House is hosting an event today that will bring together the largest US tech companies for a discussion about cybersecurity challenges following a raft of high-profile ha...

Crypto Coins

Crypto platform Poly Network says hacked funds returned

Cryptocurrency platform Poly Network has said that almost all of the $610 million stolen this month in one of the biggest crypto heists had now been returned by the unknown person ...

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