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Is banning Chinese products in the name of National Security working for countries

Donald Trump, during his regime as President of America, imposed a ban on the use of Huawei and Dahua products across the states as the two companies are alleged to be conducting corporate espionage to steal intellectual property. And western countries like Australia, the UK, Canada, and Europe followed the same. But is this ban […]

Russian Cybersecurity software provider Kaspersky is banned

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a press statement on Friday last week, determining a ban on Russian Cybersecurity software provider Kaspersky deeming the firm as a threat to US National Security. FCC also extended the list by adding two other companies, China Mobile International USA and China Telecom Corp, and stated that they will […]

WhatsApp ban issued across the UK for military personnel

Britain’s military personnel were ordered not to use WhatsApp messaging app anymore, as Russian hackers were using the app’s location service to track down individuals and kill them using missile attacks. Though the built-up theory seems illogical, as WhatsApp functionality is under full encryption, a missile attack that took place on Sunday on a training […]

Russia ban on Cryptocurrency to curb ransomware spread

Russia’s Central Bank is seeking government’s inputs to impose a ban on the mining and use of cryptocurrencies- all to curb the spread of cyber crimes such as ransomware spread and cyber terrorism. A report published by Bank of Russia aka Central Bank of Russian Federation confirmed the move and added that it is looking […]

New disputes to arise from ransomware payments ban

As the law enforcement agencies are urging ransomware victims not to make any ransom payment to hackers, as it not only encourages crime but also doesn’t guarantee a decryption key for sure in exchange for the payment. Some security analysts say that this could give rise to fresh troubles to businesses and their owners on […]

China warns the UK of retaliation on Huawei Ban

As Britain is getting ready to impose an ‘Official’ ban on the use of Huawei’s equipment in its 5G infrastructure build, China has warned that the Boris Johnson led government will have to face retaliation in the coming days for the latest decision. Experts say that China has the potential to attack digitally some companies […]

Huawei ban might see Phone Signal Blackouts across UK

If British Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes a U-Turn from allowing Chinese telecom firm Huawei in building a 5G network in UK, then almost all phone users living across Britain might witness a phone signal blackout for 2-5 days says Howard Watson, the Chief Technology and Information Officer for BT Group Plc. It’s already a […]

United States Navy bans Chinese app TikTok for Cyber Security reasons

United States Naval division and pretty soon other military services will impose a ban on the use of Chinese app TikTok on government-issued mobile devices. The reason to impose the ban is due to Cybersecurity reasons as some government-backed studies have revealed that the app steals data from the app and transmits it to servers […]

Huawei barred from cyber threat sharing and NCSC alerts UK universities against Cyber Attacks

Huawei which was banned by the United States from supplying 5G network equipment to public and private companies has been blocked by the Trump administration from sharing info related to cyber threats. So, from now on the world’s second-best Chinese smartphone supplier will no longer receive updates from companies which might slow down its noesis […]

Microsoft seeks evidence from the US on Huawei espionage with its 5G network equipment

The Controversial trade war between the US and the Chinese Huawei 5G equipment suppliers has taken a new turn with American software giant Microsoft seeking evidence from the Trump administration that the 5G network equipment supplied by the Chinese telecom company is indeed conducting espionage. Logically speaking trade wisely, Huawei happens to be the No […]

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