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Trump's presidency not just a blip in US foreign policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to scrap President Donald Trump’s vision of “America First” in favor of “diplomacy first” will depend on whether he's able to regain the trust of all...

New Zealand central bank hit by cyber attack

New Zealand's central bank said on Sunday that it was responding with urgency to a "malicious" breach of one of its data systems. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) said a third-par...

Cyber security expert accuses Taiwan government of treating hacking as a game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government should not regard hacking as a game by promising rewards to those able to crack its networks, cybersecurity expert Li Jung-shian (李忠憲) said Tuesday (Dec. 29...

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___ Winter travel raises more fears of viral spread NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of millions of people are expected to travel to family gatherings or winter vacations over ...

Hack against US is 'grave' threat, cybersecurity agency says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities are expressing increased alarm about a long-undetected intrusion into U.S. and other computer systems around the globe that officials suspect was carried out by R...

With Trump silent, reprisals for hacks may fall to Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — All fingers are pointing to Russia as the source of the worst-ever hack of U.S. government agencies. But President Donald Trump, long wary of blaming Moscow for cyberattacks, has so ...

SonicWall Boundless 2020 Virtual Event Unites Global Partners, Sets Records for Registration, Attendance

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 14 December 2020 - Organizations have made significant changes to operations as a result of COVID-19 mandates and measures. One such shift included SonicWall Boundless 202...

Norway intel: Russians likely behind parliament hacking

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway’s domestic security agency said Tuesday that Russian hackers linked to Russia’s military intelligence service GRU are “likely” behind a cyberbreach earlier this year ...

VIRUS TODAY: Sagging job market, deadline for vaccine orders

Here's what's happening Friday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.: THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY — The job market is slowing down as the fall surge in the virus...

As hospitals cope with a COVID-19 surge, cyber threats loom

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — By late morning on Oct. 28, staff at the University of Vermont Medical Center noticed the hospital’s phone system wasn’t working. Then the internet went down, ...

Europe's 'Magnitsky Act' — 5 things to know

The EU is planning a new sanctions regime to give the bloc fresh powers to enforce sanctions on individuals involved in human rights abuses. Until now, that has been uniquely reserved for national gov...

UK telecom companies face big fines under new security law

LONDON (AP) — Telecom companies in Britain face hefty fines if they don't comply with strict new security rules under a new law proposed in Parliament on Tuesday that is aimed at blocking high-risk eq...

Cash-strapped North Korea seeks new sources of income

With a daily mix of news and events from North Korea, the Choson Sinbo newspaper is popular with an estimated 150,000 North Koreans who live in Japan, but still swear allegiance to Pyongyang. Many of...

Czech think tank mulls Taiwan office for next year

The European Values Center for Security Policy, a Czech Republic think tank renowned for its study of information related to China and Russia, is considering the possibility of opening an office in Ta...

Microsoft: Russian, North Korean hackers target vaccine work

BOSTON (AP) — Microsoft said it has detected attempts by state-backed Russian and North Korean hackers to steal valuable data from leading pharmaceutical companies and vaccine researchers. ...