national security

TikTok Challenge To US Ban Law Gets September Hearing

Cases by TikTok, ByteDance, content creators get fast-track schedule as company faces forced sale or ban by 19 January

1 day ago

US Revokes Some Intel, Qualcomm China Export Licences – Report

Chip giants Intel and Qualcomm complain of sales impact after United States revokes some of their export licences to China

3 weeks ago

TikTok Sues To Halt US Divest Or Ban Law

US government sued by TikTok in bid to block law that will force sale of the short video app or…

3 weeks ago

US Urges No AI Control Of Nuclear Weapons

No skynet please. After the US, UK and France pledge human only control of nuclear weapons, China and Russia urged…

4 weeks ago

US To Ban Huawei, ZTE From Certifying Wireless Kit

US FCC seeks to ban Chinese telecom firms at centre of national security concerns from certifying their wireless equipment

4 weeks ago

TikTok Viewed As Chinese Influence Tool By Most Americans – Poll

Most people in the United States view TikTok as a Chinese influence tool a poll reveals, so why do so…

4 weeks ago

ByteDance Would Rather Shutter TikTok US, Than Sell – Report

TikTok's 'secret source' algorithm is so core to ByteDance, it would rather shut down US operation, multiple sources have indicated

1 month ago

US Senate Passes TikTok Ban Or Divestment Bill

ByteDance protest falls on deaf ears, as Senate passes TikTok ban or divest bill, with President Biden expected to sign…

1 month ago

US Senator Hints At TikTok Divestiture Deadline Extension

China's ByteDance may be given up to a year to divest itself of TikTok, used by 170 million Americans, says…

2 months ago

US Tightens AI Chip Export Restrictions To China

New restrictions online. Export rules of AI chips to China, announced last October, went into force late last week

2 months ago

China Bans Intel, AMD Chips, Windows OS From Government Computers

Beijing reportedly begins blocking the use of Intel and AMD chips in government computers, and sidelines Microsoft's Windows OS

2 months ago

US House Gives ByteDance Six Months To Divest TikTok Or Face Ban

House of Representatives vote could force ByteDance to divest TikTok within six months, or face nationwide US ban

3 months ago

US Bill To Ban Or Divest TikTok, Advances In House

TikTok faces fast-tracked vote in US House Of Representatives next week, after committee unanimously voted for ban or divestment

3 months ago

US Congress Bid To Ban TikTok Or Divest Gathers Pace

Upcoming vote by House Committee on Energy and Commerce to ban TikTok in US, or insist on ByteDance divesting the…

3 months ago

UK Approves Newport Wafer Fab Sale To US Vishay Intertechnology

Government approves sale of UK's largest chip-making facility to US firm, after blocking sale to Chinese owned entity

3 months ago

President Biden To Plug US Data Transfers To China, Russia Etc

US President issues executive order to protect Americans’ sensitive personal data from being transferred to hostile nation states

3 months ago

Biden Administration Joins TikTok, Despite Security Concerns

Biden’s presidential election campaign targets gen Z and officially joins TikTok, despite national security concerns

4 months ago

NCSC Warns Of ‘Living Off The Land’ Attacks Against Critical Infrastructure

“Living off the land” attacks, where hackers are camouflaged within internal networks, pose national security risk for critical infrastructure

4 months ago

NCSC Warns AI Already Being Used By Ransomware Hackers

Ransomware threat set to increase with the advent of artificial intelligence, warns the UK's cyber guardian

4 months ago

China Cracks Apple Encryption, Claims It Can Identify AirDrop Senders

Apple's encryption for AirDrop file-sharing has alleged being cracked, as Chinese authorities claim they can ID senders

5 months ago

US Commerce Dept To Review Semiconductor Supply Chain

National security move, as the US Commerce Dept says it will launch survey of US semiconductor supply chain

5 months ago

BT Risks Fine As Huawei Removal Deadline Nears – Report

UK carrier BT is at risk of a fine as it nears 31 December deadline to replace Huawei equipment from…

5 months ago

China Not A Focus For Microsoft, Says Satya Nadella – Report

Microsoft boss confirms Microsoft is fine avoiding China, amid the ongoing national security concerns with Beijing

7 months ago

Newport Wafer Fab Sold To US Buyer For $177m

The two year national security saga surrounding the UK’s largest chip-making facility, Newport Wafer Fab (NWF), looks to have been…

7 months ago

Five Eyes Intelligence Heads Warn Of Chinese Cyber Espionage

Heads of Five Eyes intelligence agencies come together to accuse China of intellectual property theft and using AI for hacking

7 months ago

China Lashes Out As US Tightens Chip Export Controls

Trade war intensifies, as Beijing lashes out at toughens export controls from US. Nvidia confirms new rules will impact AI…

7 months ago

US Cuts China Off From AI Chips, As Export Controls Tightened

Beijing reacts with anger, as United States and President Biden tighten export controls to China for advanced computer chips

7 months ago

TikTok Sued By Utah Over Harmful Impact On Children Claim

US state of Utah sues TikTok, alleges it harms children by encouraging them to spend unhealthy amount of time on…

8 months ago