A minister from the government of Papua New Guinea confirmed last Monday that they will be continuing the deal with Huawei to build the country’s internet infrastructure.     Minister William Duma also confirmed that they have declined offers from Western countries, a decision that reportedly disappointed the US, Japan and Australia...

Google’s European competitors recently complained that the search giant is still unfairly using its advantage to unfairly influence its shopping search results.   In an open letter to the European Competition Commissioner, 14 shopping comparison services said that the measures put in place by Google after losing its competition case had only...

Dropbox’s red team revealed this week that they accidentally stumbled upon a set of zero-day vulnerabilities in Apple’s Safari browser.   According to Dropbox’s head of security Chris Evans, they found the bug while conducting an attack simulation on their cloud storage system with penetration test firm Syndis. The vulnerabilities, which...

Longtime senator Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan II was appointed to the post of Information and Communications Technology Secretary this week, with President Duterte formally signing the papers last November 19.   Honasan will be replacing Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) from acting secretary Eliseo Rio Jr, who held the post for...

Researchers from German security firm SEC Consult said that they have identified a vulnerability in the backbone of the government’s electronic ID (eID) cards system. The bug allows an attacker to trick an online website and spoof the identity of another German citizen when using the eID authentication option.   The flaw...