Governement-IT

Coronavirus Tracing App Released In Northern Ireland

Mobile app for tracking and tracing coronavirus cases in Northern Ireland has been released to Apple and Google App stores

5 days ago

Tech Giants Accused Of Harming Competition By US Lawmakers

Google and Facebook singled out for alleged market power abuse, in some of the sharpest exchanges with US lawmakers on…

5 days ago

HSBC Facing Chinese Backlash Over Arrest Of Huawei CFO

Chinese government-backed website joins other Chinese outlets in saying HSBC “maliciously” played a role in the arrest of the CFO…

7 days ago

NSA Issues Alert For Critical Infrastructure Operators

Operators of critical infrastructure are being warned to harden their networks against cyber threats to their operational technology (OT)

2 weeks ago

A Pandemic Of Data Sharing?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the use of apps and other trace and track technologies have not delivered on their…

2 weeks ago

DoJ Charges Two Chinese Hackers Of IP And Coronavirus Vaccine Theft

As the US orders closure of Chinese consulate in Texas, the DoJ indites two Chinese hackers for IP theft and…

2 weeks ago

UK Top Cyber Target For Russian Hackers

Russia has been conducting a long-running cyber and interference campaign against the UK, and Government is still playing catch up,…

2 weeks ago

UK Track And Trace Scheme Broke UK Data Protection, Campaigners Claim

Campaigners claim that UK's track and trace scheme broke data protection laws, but experts say non-compliance understandable considering unprecedented emergency

2 weeks ago

Coronavirus: Russian Hackers Attack Vaccine Researchers

British and Western intelligence services are warning Russia's APT29 hacking group is targetting Covid-19 vaccine researchers

3 weeks ago

UK Huawei Ban: Trump Claims Credit, As Chinese Media Threatens ‘Pain’

More reaction to the decision this week by the United Kingdom to ban Huawei from supplying equipment for British 5G…

3 weeks ago

Huawei, China Telecom Backed By Chinese Military, US Claims

Twenty leading Chinese firms, including Huawei and China Telecommunications, are either owned by or backed by the Chinese military, US…

1 month ago

Australian PM Warns Of ‘Sophisticated’ Cyber Attack By ‘State-Based’ Actor

Prime Minister Scott Morrison reveals Australia is experiencing cyber attacks across 'a range of sectors', with China reportedly the likely…

2 months ago

US Pulls Out Of Global Digital Tax Talks

European Union warns it will impose its own digital tax on technology giants, after the United States withdraws from global…

2 months ago

British Covid-19 Tracing App Adopts Google, Apple Approach

NHS is abandoning its centralised approach and will instead adopt the Google-Apple decentralised model for the delayed Coronavirus tracing app

2 months ago

US Government To Reject Pacific Undersea Cable – Report

Undersea cable funded by Google and Facebook, connecting Los Angeles to Hong Kong, is to be blocked by US over…

2 months ago

Former Google Boss Eric Schmidt Calls Out Huawei’s ‘Unacceptable Practices’

Eric Schmidt says Huawei does pose national security risk and has engaged in 'unacceptable acts', but the Chinese firm denies…

2 months ago

Vodafone Warns UK Will Lose 5G Lead If Huawei Kit Is Removed

Operator issues second warning about removal of Huawei kit from UK's mobile networks, and said effort should focus on expanding…

2 months ago

Microsoft Bans Facial Recognition Sales To Police

Software giant follows IBM and Amazon with police facial recognition ban until there is national regulation of the technology

2 months ago

Post Office Knew Of Horizon IT Problems, But Still Pursued Postmasters – Report

Post Office reportedly knew problems with its Horizon system could be to blame for missing money, but still pursued prosecutions…

2 months ago

IBM Cancels All Facial Recognition Programs, Urges Police Reform

Big Blue cancels its facial recognition programs and calls for reform and new ways to work with law enforcement, "to…

2 months ago

NHS Contact Tracing App Ready By End Of June

Bit on the late side? With new Coronavirus infections falling, the NHS contact-tracing app should be in place at the…

2 months ago

Spanish Lawmakers To Draft 3 Percent Digital Tax

More bad news for US-based tech businesses as Spanish lawmakers ready a draft law calling for a 3 percent tax…

2 months ago

France Hits Back At US Trade Threat Over Digital Tax

After the United States begins investigations this week into digital tax scheme of some countries, France warns of unity risk

2 months ago

Trump Ready To Sign Executive Order For Social Media Firms

US President ready to follow up on threat to 'close down' social networking firms after Twitter places fact warning label…

2 months ago

Google Cloud Wins Pentagon Cyber Threat Contract

No, not the JEDI contract. Google Cloud wins contract to help the US defense department detect and respond to cyber…

3 months ago

Angela Merkel Slams ‘Outrageous’ Russian Hacking

German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed she was targeted by hackers, linked to Russia's military intelligence (GRU) agency

3 months ago

US To Allow Huawei And US Firms To Develop 5G Standards – Report

Kiss and make up? Not really, as United States drafts rules that will allow US firms to work with Huawei…

3 months ago

Coronavirus: Hackers Targetting Covid-19 Research Organisations

US and UK cyber officials warn of 'malicious cyber campaigns targeting organisations involved in the Coronavirus response'

3 months ago

Germany Issues Arrest Warrant For Russian Hacker Of Bundestag

GRU Officer Dmitry Badin, who is also wanted in the US for hacking Hillary Clinton's emails, is now wanted by…

3 months ago

Coronavirus: Government Grants GCHQ Access To NHS IT

Fresh twist in privacy debate surrounding Covid-19 tracing app, after government reportedly grants GCHQ access to security data of NHS…

3 months ago