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China Denies Banning Government Use of Apple iPhones

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China Cites Apple Security Flaws in Warning to Foreign Mobile Device Manufacturers China hasn't ordered any restrictions on the use of Apple iPhones by government agencies, according to a Chinese government spokesperson, but the official cited recent security flaws in the iPhone and warned that foreign mobile device manufacturers must abide by domestic (..)

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District Court Finds Communications Decency Act Provides Automotive Device Manufacturer Immunity for Clean Air Act Violations

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The decision gives effect to the CDA as drafted and will make it significantly harder for the government to hold manufacturers and online retailers liable for content, including software, created and sold by third parties. On March 28, 2024, in US v. EZ Lynk , the U.S.

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Experts Say Chinese Safes Pose Risks to US National Security

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Senator Urges Government to Tell Public About Little-Known Manufacturer Reset Codes Experts told ISMG that Chinese-made locks and commercial safes could pose national security risks when used by major U.S.

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GSA Sparks Security Fears After Buying Risky Chinese Cameras

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federal networks after a government watchdog caught the government's main acquisition arm purchasing unauthorized, Chinese-manufactured video conference cameras.

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Chinese-owned firm acquires UK’s largest semiconductor manufacturer

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Nexperia, a Dutch firm owned by China’s Wingtech, said on Monday that it had taken full control of Newport Wafer Fab (NWF), the UK’s largest producer of silicon chips, which are vital in products from TVs and mobile phones to cars and games consoles.

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Unknown Cyberespionage Group Targeted Taiwan

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Threat Actor Likely Operates From A Region With A Strategic Interest In Taiwan A previously undetected cyberespionage group spied against Taiwanese government agencies and the island-country's manufacturing sector, say cybersecurity researchers.

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US Disrupts Russian Military Intelligence Botnet

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federal government says it disrupted a criminal botnet that Russian military intelligence had converted into a platform for global cyberespionage. The malware targets Linux-based IoT devices - in this case, routers made by New York manufacturer Ubiquiti. GRU Hackers Commandeered 'Moobot' for Cyberespionage The U.S.

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