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FBI/DHS: Government election systems face threat from active Zerologon exploits

Enlarge Getty Images The FBI and the cybersecurity arm of the Department of Homeland Security said they have detected hackers exploiting a critical Windows vulnerability against state and local governments and that in some cases the attacks are being used to breach networks used to support elections. Members of unspecific APTs—the abbreviation for advanced persistent […]

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In U.S.-China Tech Feud, Taiwan Feels Heat From Both Sides

TAINAN, Taiwan — The United States and China are wrestling to lead the world in artificial intelligence, 5G wireless and other cutting-edge technologies. But the real wizardry that makes those advancements possible is being performed on a yam-shaped island that sits between them, geographically and politically. On Taiwan’s southern rim, inside an arena-size facility stretched […]

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Liveblog: All the news from Apple’s “Time Flies” event—Tuesday, 9/15, at 1pm ET

Enlarge / The key image that goes with this month’s event. Apple Liveblog starts in: View Liveblog At 10:00am Pacific time (1pm Eastern) on Tuesday, September 15, Apple reps will take the stage—likely in an otherwise empty Steve Jobs Theater at Apple’s headquarters—to announce new products. Typically at this time of year, these products are […]

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Huawei to shift phones to its own Harmony operating system from 2021

By Leo KelionTechnology desk editor image copyrightHuawei Huawei has announced plans to pre-install its own Harmony operating system on its smartphones from next year. The Chinese company said it would also offer the software to other manufacturers to use as an alternative to Android. Huawei is currently the world’s second bestselling handset-maker, after a brief […]