Biden tightens screws on Huawei, ZTE
US president Joe Biden signs the Secure Equipment Act, a law that targets firms deemed to pose a national security threat to America.
Kaseya was warned of security flaws years before attack
Five former employees say Kaseya leaders were warned of critical security flaws in its software.
US targets Chinese supercomputing firms with sanctions
These entities are involved with building supercomputers used by China’s military actors, says the US Department of Commerce.
US vows to fight artificial intelligence threats posed by China
The US government recommends instituting measures to ensure China doesn’t overtake America in the production of semiconductors that are essential in the development of AI.
Huawei defies US restrictions in 5G push
The Chinese telecommunications giant makes significant gains in the 5G market, despite the continued US sanctions.
Huawei’s Ren Zhengfei in charm offensive to Biden admin
The company’s founder and CEO calls on the new US administration to come up with more open policies.
Eswatini makes US ‘Clean Network’ U-turn after Trump ouster
The kingdom withdraws its joint statement with the US “due to legitimacy issues surrounding the approval process of the document”.
Eswatini becomes Africa’s first to join Trump’s ‘Clean Network’
The US and the kingdom commit to safeguarding each country’s national security by excluding high-risk digital equipment suppliers.
Twitter lambasted for lax security after ‘embarrassing’ hack
The social media platform lacked adequate cyber security protections and, at the time of the attack, did not have a chief information security officer, says a report.
High-profile Twitter accounts hijacked in crypto scam
A coordinated social engineering attack targets top users like Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Barack Obama and Kim Kardashian, among others.