Apple and T-Mobile sued for security flaw that allowed strangers to access iMessages, FaceTime calls

Apple and T-Mobile face class action lawsuit over an iPhone security flaw that allowed strangers to access private iMessages and FaceTime calls The class action suit against Apple and T-Mobile was filed Monday in New York It claims that the companies jeopardized consumer privacy by failing to disclose a security flaw that allowed strangers to … Read more Apple and T-Mobile sued for security flaw that allowed strangers to access iMessages, FaceTime calls

Ministers vow to ‘stand up for British values and security’ amid China row

Ministers vowed to ‘stand up for British values and security’ today after China threatened ‘consequences’ if Huawei is barred from involvement in the 5G network. The government is set to U-turn on allowing the firm a role in the huge project after intelligence agencies warned US sanctions had raised doubts about security. Conservative MPs are … Read more Ministers vow to ‘stand up for British values and security’ amid China row

Popular routers contain hundreds of known security flaws

Study finds many popular routers contain hundreds of known security flaws and are infrequently updated The study assessed 127 different routers from seven different brands It found that many had more than 100 different known security flaws Not a single router had zero known flaws In some cases, firmware updates happened only once every five … Read more Popular routers contain hundreds of known security flaws

Pope Francis praises UN Security Council campaign for ceasefires in wars across the globe

Pope Francis praises UN Security Council campaign for ceasefires in wars across the globe to help in fight against Covid-19 Pope Francis praised the UN Security Council efforts for worldwide ceasefires to help tackle the pandemic He called for the prompt implementation ‘for the good of the so many persons who are suffering’ Security Council resolution … Read more Pope Francis praises UN Security Council campaign for ceasefires in wars across the globe

Security firm Ring works with US police with ‘deadly histories’

Amazon may have banned police from using its facial recognition technology, but a new report shows the tech giant is providing thousands of departments with video and audio footage from Ring. Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit that defends civil liberties, found over 1,400 agencies are working with the Amazon-owned company and hundreds of them have … Read more Security firm Ring works with US police with ‘deadly histories’

Hong Kong police make first arrest under China’s new security law

Hong Kong police today made their first arrests under a landmark new security law giving Beijing draconian powers to punish dissent in the city.  A man with a ‘Hong Kong Independence’ flag was the first to be arrested hours after the law came into force, and 23 years to the day since Britain returned the … Read more Hong Kong police make first arrest under China’s new security law

Hong Kong police make first arrest under China’s new security law

Hong Kong police today made their first arrest under a landmark new security law giving Beijing draconian powers to punish dissent in the city.  A man with a ‘Hong Kong Independence’ flag was arrested in Causeway Bay hours after the law came into force and 23 years to the day since Britain returned the former … Read more Hong Kong police make first arrest under China’s new security law

China passes feared security law in Hong Kong

China has boasted of holding ‘a sword over lawbreakers’ heads’ after Beijing passed a new security law giving it unprecedented jurisdiction over Hong Kong. President Xi Jinping signed the law into effect Tuesday after it was unanimously passed by Beijing’s rubber-stamp parliament, side-stepping a vote in Hong Kong. The law bans acts of secession, subversion, … Read more China passes feared security law in Hong Kong

China passes feared security law in Hong Kong

Campaigners mourned ‘the end of Hong Kong as we know it’ today after China passed a sweeping new national security law which critics say will smother the city’s freedoms.  The legislation was unanimously approved by China’s rubber-stamp parliament, little more than six weeks after it was first unveiled.  Though the wording of the law has … Read more China passes feared security law in Hong Kong

Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator David Frost to take over as National Security Adviser

Replacing Sir Mark Sedwill as national security adviser with Boris Johnson’s chief negotiator in Europe effectively sets a hard deadline on Brexit trade talks, Downing Street said last night. David Frost, a career diplomat, will move to his new role by the beginning of September. This means that talks with Brussels over a free trade … Read more Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator David Frost to take over as National Security Adviser