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Intel’s boot guard is a doddle to defeat
Published in PC Hardware


If you have time alone with a laptop

Security experts have come up with a way of defeating Intel’s boot verification process.

China Mobile banned from the US for security reasons
Published in News

 

Isn’t a government forcing you to use uncompetative companies socialism?

The Trump appointed FCC has decided that US citizens will not be allowed to buy from China Mobile and must purchase from state-approved telecoms monopolies instead.

Security proposals for 5G outlined
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 06 May 2019 12:12

Security proposals for 5G outlined


You can consider state influence over suppliers

Global security officials agreed a set of proposals on Friday for future 5G networks.

Cisco backdoor patched. Huawei the lads!
Published in Network


Sorry, China - not you. It is Cisco

US Cisco networking giant Cisco patched a security vulnerability in some of its network switches that could take over IT equipment and spy on people.

UK university security fell over after two hours attention
Published in News


Fortunately it was by the “good guys”

A test of UK university defences against cyber-attacks found that in every case hackers were able to obtain "high-value" data within two hours.

China dismisses US security claims
Published in News
Monday, 18 March 2019 12:47

China dismisses US security claims

 
… As EU negotiates for better access

China has dismissed US security claims against its telecoms equipment maker Huawei as groundless and “abnormal”.

Android AV apps don't work
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 March 2019 11:54

Android AV apps don't work


More than 250 in the Google Play app store did not work

More than 250 anti-virus apps in Google Play are snake oil and fail to offer any defence against malware samples, according to the Austrian antivirus-testing lab AV-Comparatives

Internal security is nightmare says survey
Published in News


Employees share the most sensitive data

More than 83 percent of companies had an employee accidentally expose customer or sensitive data a new study had found.

Huawei mocks US security stance
Published in Network
Thursday, 28 February 2019 11:33

Huawei mocks US security stance


We don’t spy, but you guys do

Huawei’s chairman Guo Ping took a swing at the US government while insisting that his outfit doesn't use its privileged position to spy on its users around the world.

Pirates make light work of Apple security
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 February 2019 11:38

Pirates make light work of Apple security


Distributing hacked versions of popular apps


Software distributors such as TutuApp, Panda Helper, AppValley and TweakBox have found a simple way to distribute pirated iPhone apps without using Apple’s app store.