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Security firm Verkada probes hack of ‘150,000 cameras’

Getty Images A California firm is investigating a massive hack said to have affected 150,000 of its security cameras. Hackers claim to have breached Verkada, a security company that provides cameras to companies including carmaker Tesla. Stolen footage included the insides of hospitals, schools and businesses, Bloomberg reported. Verkada told the BBC it was “investigating […]

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Security firm Malwarebytes was infected by same hackers who hit SolarWinds

Enlarge Getty Images Security firm Malwarebytes said it was breached by the same nation-state-sponsored hackers who compromised a dozen or more US government agencies and private companies. The attackers are best known for first hacking into Austin, Texas-based SolarWinds, compromising its software-distribution system and using it to infect the networks of customers who used SolarWinds’ […]


Apple loses copyright infringement claims against security startup Corellium

Transform 2021 Join us for the world’s leading event about accelerating enterprise transformation with AI and Data, for enterprise technology decision-makers, presented by the #1 publisher in AI and Data Learn More (Reuters) — A federal judge in Florida on Tuesday dismissed Apple’s copyright infringement claims against a Florida startup whose software helps security researchers […]

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U.S. bans technology exports to Chinese semiconductor and drone companies, calling them security threats

The Trump administration has added prominent Chinese semiconductor and drone manufacturers to an export blacklist, an attempt to continue exerting pressure on Beijing in the final weeks of the Trump presidency. The Commerce Department said it has placed Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp., or SMIC; drone maker DJI; and dozens of other Chinese companies and universities […]