Huawei reportedly plans to sue US government over ban

March 4, 2019

Category: Federal, Policy

Huawei’s already proven that a ban in the world’s second largest smartphone market won’t hamper its rapid success, but the company still won’t go down in the States without a fight. Word is that the consumer electronics giant is planning […]

Cyber espionage warning: The most advanced hacking groups are getting more ambitious

February 20, 2019

Via: ZDnet

The most advanced hacking groups are becoming bolder when conducting campaigns, with the number of organisations targeted by the most biggest campaigns rising by almost a third. A combination of new groups emerging and threat actors developing successful strategies for […]

Confusion reigns as Trump and Congress scramble to dodge another shutdown

February 13, 2019

Category: Federal, Policy

Another week in Washington comes with another chaotic scramble to prevent a government shutdown. With a little more than two days to spare before funding lapses for the second time since December, confusion reigned Wednesday. Congress hurried to hash out […]

Operations Security, Security

Nasty WinRAR bug is being actively exploited to install hard-to-detect malware

March 15, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Malicious hackers wasted no time exploiting a nasty code-execution vulnerability recently disclosed in WinRAR, a Windows file-compression program with 500 million users worldwide. The in-the-wild attacks install malware that, at the time this post was going live, was undetected by […]

Events, Hardware, Mobility, Tech

Everything you need to know before Apple’s March 25 “it’s show time” event

March 15, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

On March 25, Apple executives and partners will take to the stage in the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple’s Cupertino campus to talk about subscriptions, software, services, entertainment, and media. These are all things Apple has dealt with before, but […]

Mobility, Tech

Google filed a folding phone patent application, too

March 15, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Does a patent application mean a company is particularly serious about a technology? No. Is every company that makes phones at least toying around with a folding model? Yes, probably. It’s tough to know from a series of crude drawings […]

Attacks & Breaches, Security

Hacking and Cyber Attack Ruled Out as Cause of Mystery 14-Hour Facebook Outage

March 14, 2019

Via: Fortune

A widespread outage affecting the Facebook (FB, -1.74%) family of apps for more than 14 hours on Wednesday and Thursday remains unexplained. Worldwide, many users reported issues using Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, Oculus VR and WhatsApp. For some, the websites were […]