Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news?

Recently, fake campaign posters were put up outside a Green party office in the Bavarian town of Donauwörth. One poster ominously stated: "Death to all white German men." The fake posters ha...

Nations eye threat of China's Huawei at 5G Security Conference in Prague

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 5G Security Conference in Prague kicked off on Thursday, May 2 in the capital of the Czech Republic, bringing together representatives from 32 countries to discuss sec...

Campaigns grapple with how to manage cybersecurity in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — While candidates were focused on campaigning in 2016, Russians were carrying out a devastating cyber-operation that changed the landscape of American politics, with aftershocks conti...

Former DHS head took up cyber despite White House aversion

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House official told Kirstjen Nielsen, then Homeland Security secretary, not to bring up election security with President Donald Trump, steering her away from discussing a...

Taiwanese hackers win seed tournament, qualify for DEFCON CTF 2019 finals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world famous DEFCON conference and Capture The Flag (CTF) hacking competition is scheduled this year for Aug. 8-11, and the Hackers in Taiwan Conference (HITCON) is pr...

China's spreading influence in Eastern Europe worries West

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Coal-powered plants, mobile networks, major bridges, roads and railways: Chinese investments have been booming throughout Central and Eastern Europe's cash-strapped developing ...

China accuses US of 'double standard' over Huawei claims

BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.S. is using a double standard in claiming Chinese law requires telecoms giant Huawei to violate other countries' information security. The spokesman f...

Taiwan needs to take cyber-security seriously at the highest level

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- The escalation in hostility towards Taiwan from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been well reported, but the focus of much of the coverage has been on the possibility o...

Taiwan names Vice Premier as Cabinet head of information security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) will serve concurrently as head of the Cabinet department for information security, Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced Friday. In th...

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...