Twitter said this week that it will be blocking Alex Jones from posting on the platform for seven days for previously posting a policy-violating video. The spokesperson said that Jones’ posted a video linked to Periscope, a live-streaming app owned by Twitter. Jones’ account will now have limited functionality for seven...

An expert recently commented that China may use cybersecurity standards to retaliate against Washington’s tariffs, a move likely to affect American companies. The standards, which are technically voluntary government issued guidelines, are often treated as mandatory by Chinese partners of foreign firms. It is said that the hundreds of national...

Researchers from KU Leuven university in Belgium and Adelaide and Michigan universities recently discovered another flaw affecting Intel chips which can be used by attackers to access sensitive information. Prof. Thomas Wench from the University of Michigan says that the attack is similar to the Meltdown vulnerability discovered six months ago....

Tencent shares fell more than 3% last Tuesday after it was announced that the tech giant will not be able to sell a hugely popular game called “Monster Hunter: World” on its WeGame distribution platform. Chinese regulators reportedly banned the game for not meeting regulatory requirements. However, a source close to...

India’s Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad recently asked Amazon India head Amit Agarwal to set up servers within the country to prevent the unregulated migration of customers’ personal data. Prasad said that while big foreign companies are welcome in India, it is important that they keep the data...

It was recently reported that Australia’s Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018, which was released on Tuesday, promises not to weaken encryption and will not compel providers to implement vulnerabilities into forms of electronic protections. However, it was pointed out that the Bill creates a framework for...

Patrick Wardle of Digita Security revealed at the recently-held DefCon in Las Vegas a malware that can perform synthetic clicks on MacOS, which can allow attackers to bypass permission prompts and compromise the user’s system. Wardle said that such a malware, which synthetically interacts with the user interface, can be used...