Business Oct 16, 2019

Huawei lashes out at Estonia for 'unfounded' security claims

Chinese telecom company Huawei on Tuesday criticized the Estonian government and media for spreading what it says are "arbitrary and unfounded" allegations about cybersecurity risks related to the company's mobile phones. Hong Yang, head of Huawei's Baltic consumer business, said in a statement that the ...

Hopes dim as U.S. and China resume high-stakes trade talks

Business Oct 10, 2019

Hopes dim as U.S. and China resume high-stakes trade talks

President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping have plenty of reasons to call off their trade war. Both face weakening economies that would likely further deteriorate if their conflict escalates. Both are up against a formidable adversary that shows no inclination to yield. Both are tangled in ...

EU hints at Huawei risk in 5G security assessment

Business / Tech Oct 10, 2019

EU hints at Huawei risk in 5G security assessment

The European Union hinted strongly it viewed Chinese tech group Huawei as a security risk to its roll-out of 5G networks in a report released Wednesday. The bloc-wide assessment of cybersecurity for 5G networks also stressed that "threats posed by states or state-backed actors are ...

'Amateur' Capital One hack stuns financial security community

Business / Tech Jul 31, 2019

'Amateur' Capital One hack stuns financial security community

The massive data breach at Capital One appeared to be an unsophisticated attack from a single hacker, raising questions about the security of the financial system and insider threats to cloud computing. The motive behind the breach and extent of its impact remained unclear Tuesday, ...