Kremlin aims to unplug Russian internet from World Wide Web

Authorities regularly present Russia, which faces international sanctions and hacking accusations, as a country under siege. Now Russia is looking into pulling up its virtual drawbridges. The national...

China, Russia concerns top Pompeo agenda in Central Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. fears about China and Russia’s growing influence in Central Europe will top Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s agenda as he heads to the region this week, Trump ...

Apple to fix FaceTime bug that allows eavesdropping

Apple has disabled a group-chat function in FaceTime after users said a software bug could let callers activate another person's microphone remotely. With the bug, a FaceTime user ca...

Taipei mayor to attend International Mayors Conference in Israel

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Friday he will attend the 33rd International Mayors Conference to be held in Israel from Feb. 24 to 28. Ko is also planning to visit Mobileye, an I...

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...

Taiwan's ITRI bans Huawei smartphones from network today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) announced on Monday (Jan. 14) that it would ban smartphones and computers made by China's Huawei Technologies C...

Poland arrests Chinese citizen and Huawei director on spying charges

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland has arrested a director at the Chinese tech giant Huawei and one of its own former cybersecurity experts and charged them with spying for China, authorities said Fri...

Taiwanese strongly reject 'one country, two systems,' increasingly skeptical of '1992 consensus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A public survey of people in Taiwan following the threatening remarks of Chinese leader Xi Jinping, and President Tsai Ing-wen’s swift rebuttal, shows that support f...

Neiman Marcus reaches $1.5 million data breach settlement

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — More than 40 state attorneys general have announced a $1.5 million settlement with The Neiman Marcus Group LLC over a data breach the Dallas-based retailer disclosed in January 20...

German IT security chief faces grilling over hacking case

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top IT security official faces a grilling Monday over his agency's handling of an alleged hacking case that saw hundreds of politicians' and celebrities' private information po...

German IT security agency criticized over hacking response

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's IT security agency is coming under fire for its response to a massive online leak of hundreds of politicians' and celebrities' private information. Several Ge...

Safeguarding democratic values and Taiwan’s sovereignty: President Tsai envisions hard work in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Addressing the nation on the first day of the year, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took a hard line on Taiwan’s relationship with China and touched upon the possibilit...

Taiwan's JCIC honors 40 financial institutions at 12nd annual awards ceremony

(Taiwan News) - To promote the accuracy and quality of credit information, the Joint Credit Information Center (JCIC) established two awards in 2007 to honor financial institutions with outstanding re...

Germany on alert for Chinese cyber-attacks and threats to critical infrastructure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a tip from the United States intelligence community, Germany’s Office for Information Security (BSI) has issued a warning to several German companies which are cons...

German firms warned about Chinese 'cloud hopper' hackers

Germany's BSI information security agency, tipped off by America, has identified small weak-link service firms as the gateways used to hack German industry, Germany's Süddeutsche Zeitung daily...