Two Chinese nationals were charged today by the US DoJ for hacking more than 45 companies, government agencies, and cloud service providers.   The attackers are believed to be part of the infamous APT10 cyber-espionage group, a Chinese state-backed hacking unit.   Organizations in other countries including Brazil, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, India,...

Amnesty International recently reported a new wave of phishing attacks against secure email providers such as Google, Protonmail, and Yahoo which is able to bypass 2 factor authentication.   Researchers say that they have identified several active campaigns, likely carried out by the same threat group in order to target Human Rights...

Apple announced this week that it has changed the way it reports on national security requests for user data by the US government, bringing it more in line with companies such as Microsoft and Google.   Apple now separates National Security Letters and requests under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA....

Reps. Warren Davidson of Ohio and Darren Soto of Florida introduced a bill this week that is expected to bring regulatory clarity to the cryptocurrency industry.   According to the lawmakers, the “Token Taxonomy Act” will define a “digital token” and clarify that securities laws would not apply to cryptocurrencies once they...

Cybersecurity firm Gemini Advisory recently released a report which showed said that hackers have been able to compromise 294,929 payment records in 46 cities in the US and one in Canada.   The researchers said that the hackers used Firealarm and Spotlight to parse the Click2Gov portal for payment card data and...

Morgan Stanley announced recently that it has sped up the way it collaborates with tech startups by streamlining documentation and broadening the opportunities for executives to evaluate new tech products.   Shawn Melamed, Morgan Stanley’s head of technology business development and innovation office, said that they were able to trim their 20-page...

Huawei chairman Ken Hu challenged this week the company’s accusers to show evidence to back their claims.   The Chinese telecoms giant has been accused of being a threat to national security since it is required by China’s laws to cooperate with the country’s intelligence services. Hu reiterated that there has never...