Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese database Victor Gevers found online was not just a collection of old personal details. It was a compilation of real-time data on more than 2.5 million peop...

DHS cyber leader says 2020 security preparations underway

WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of Homeland Security's cybersecurity agency says officials are working to secure the 2020 presidential election. Christopher Krebs says he's trying to ...

Bill to create separate Russian internet gets first approval

MOSCOW (AP) — The lower house of Russia's parliament has passed the first reading of a bill to create a self-standing Russian segment of the internet. Supporters say the proposal is ...

AP Exclusive: Undercover spy exposed in NYC was 1 of many

LONDON (AP) — When mysterious operatives lured two cybersecurity researchers to meetings at luxury hotels over the past two months, it was an apparent bid to discredit their research about an Israeli ...

AP Exclusive: Undercover spy exposed in NYC was 1 of many

LONDON (AP) — When mysterious operatives lured two cybersecurity researchers to meetings at luxury hotels over the past two months, it was an apparent bid to discredit their research about an Israeli ...

Australian parliamentary network hacked; no sign data stolen

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's leading cybersecurity agency is investigating a breach of the country's federal parliamentary computing network amid speculation of hacking by a foreign nation. ...

Exxon, Chevron gain on results, Amazon falls on forecast

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Amazon.com Inc., down $92.50 to $1,626.23 The e-commerce giant gave a weak outlook for ...

Android users exposed to data theft risk for using photo editing apps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Beauty apps available on the Google Play Store for mobile devices running the Android operating system could pose data security risks to users, a Taiwanese IT security com...

Q&A: What is Huawei and why does Washington worry about it?

BEIJING (AP) — Huawei is China's first global tech brand and a growing source of tension between Washington and Beijing. Huawei Technologies Ltd. is the biggest supplier of network s...

Economic minister hails new Google investments in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a video posted to the Ministry of Economic Affairs Facebook page on Jan. 27, Taiwan’s economic minister Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) flaunted a series of new investments ...

APNewsBreak: Undercover agents target cybersecurity watchdog

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has found that researchers who reported the role of Israeli spyware in the targeting of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's inner circle are in turn being...

Prince Charles' charity stops accepting Huawei donations

LONDON (AP) — The charity founded by Britain's Prince Charles says it's not accepting any more donations from Huawei, the latest setback for the Chinese telecom giant as it battles allegations it's a ...

Taiwan to ban government use of Huawei, Lenovo products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following allegations of spying risks of using telecom equipment made by China's Huawei, governments around the world are taking action, and Taiwan is said to follow suit by...

AmCham Taipei: businesses less confident in Taiwan’s economy for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Results from the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taipei’s 2019 Business Climate Survey reveal companies are less confident in Taiwan’s economic outloo...

Pole held for China spying worked on security for pope visit

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish radio station reports that a cybersecurity expert charged with spying for China cooperated with the government on the security of the 2016 visit by Pope Francis and hund...