Brussels is planning to take a tougher stance on China as concerns grow over cyber theft and espionage allegedly linked to Beijing.   Diplomats have said that alarms raised by the US, Japan and Australia about increasing involvement of Chinese businesses in crucial technological infrastructure has dovetailed with rising European fears.   However, the...

The Chinese government recently enforced a new e-commerce law which it says should address the deluge of counterfeit products in the country’s online shopping market.   The law, which came into effect last January 1, will also compel e-commerce platform operators to protect the rights, interests, and personal information of consumers.   The new...

Two hackers have reportedly hijacked thousands of smart tvs, Google Home devices and connected Chromecasts to play an ad urging users to subscribe to the channel of top YouTube personality PewDiePie.   One of the hackers, CastHack a.k.a TheHackerGiraffe, had also hacked into thousands of printers last month to advertise PewDiePie. However,...

Researchers from Columbia University, University of Bremen in Germany, and Maastricht University in the Netherlands have reportedly made headway in converting electrode data from the brain into computer generated speech with the aid of computational models known as neural networks.   The researchers said that it was difficult to infer the speech...

Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr. of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said this week that the country’s third major telco player will be subjected to more stringent cybersecurity requirements to prevent threats to national security.   Rio revealed that DICT is working with multiple government agencies, including the National...