US bans Huawei, ZTE equipment sales amid Chinese spying fears

The Biden administration has banned approvals of new telecommunications equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies and ZTE because they pose “an unacceptable risk” to US national security. The US Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it had adopted the final rules, Read More …

Albania Claims New Cyberattack on Day the US Sanctions Iran for July Attack

Albania said it suffered another cyberattack on the day the U.S. announced sanctions against Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) for an attack launched against Tirana’s government computer systems in July. “The national police’s computer systems were hit Friday Read More …

US sanctions NSO Group, Israeli spyware company at centre of Pegasus Papers

The US is sanctioning an Israeli spyware company that it accused of supplying technology to foreign governments “to maliciously target government officials, journalists, businesspeople, activists, academics, and embassy workers”. NSO Group had been accused of assisting despotic regimes in targeting Read More …