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US admits it spied on Huawei to prove it was spying
Published in Network


So any evidence may be classified.

US authorities gathered information about Huawei through secret surveillance that they plan to use in a case accusing the Chinese telecom equipment maker of sanctions busting and bank fraud, prosecutors said.

The US continues to slag off Huawei
Published in News
Friday, 01 March 2019 11:53

The US continues to slag off Huawei


... and threaten its allies

The US government is continuing to lean on its allies to slag off the Chinese network gear maker Huawei.

China walks away from US cybersecurity truce
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 11:04

China walks away from US cybersecurity truce


Crowdstrike warning

Security outfit Crowdstrike has warned that China has largely abandoned a hacking truce negotiated by Barack Obama as payment for President Donald Trump's trade war with Beijing.

US Carriers may ignore privacy worries
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 11:23

US Carriers may ignore privacy worries


Until Trump gets his wall

US carriers will be given a free pass to do what they like with customer’s data until President Donald Trump gets his wall with Mexico and the government shutdown ends.

US starts glorious ten year plan for Quantum computing
Published in AI


IBM, Intel, and Co to benefit

President Donald Trump took time from his tweeting on December 21 to sign a bi-partisan law on AI

Indians restrict US e-commerce outfits
Published in News
Friday, 28 December 2018 11:09

Indians restrict US e-commerce outfits


No affiliated companies or special discounts


US e-commerce giants have been banned by the Indian government from selling products supplied by affiliated companies on their Indian shopping sites and from offering their customers special discounts or exclusive products

US Republicans admit they were hacked
Published in News
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 12:20

US Republicans admit they were hacked


Nothing to see here, no one needs to lose an election

The US Republican Party has admitted that it was hacked during the last election, and while members bayed for blood when the Democrats were hacked, they are surprisingly mellow now it has happened to them.

Two Iranians indicted by US for SamSam
Published in News
Thursday, 29 November 2018 11:49

Two Iranians indicted by US for SamSam


Don't expect them to face jail-time

US federal prosecutors have indicted two Iranian officials for creating and deploying the SamSam ransomware, which exploits a deserialisation vulnerability in Java-based servers.

US to get its own privacy bill
Published in News
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 12:07

US to get its own privacy bill


Expect much Facebook and Google lobbying

The US is looking at a law which will give it the ability to collect civil penalties if a company misuses consumer data on the internet or allows it to be stolen could be drafted early next year.

Americans unhappy with social media
Published in News
Friday, 23 November 2018 12:00

Americans unhappy with social media


Want to see regulation

A new poll suggests that the US is getting tired of social media companies and want to see the whole lot regulated.