Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Technology | As Trump and Kim Met, North Korean Hackers Hit Over 100 Targets in U.S. and Ally Nations Supported by ByNicole Perlroth March 3, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — North Korean hackers who have targeted American and European businesses for over two years kept up their attacks last week even as President Trump was meeting with North Korea’s leader in Hanoi. The attacks, which include efforts to hack into banks, utilities and oil and gas companies, began in 2017, according to researchers at the cybersecurity company McAfee, a time when tensions between North Korea and the United States were flaring. But even though both sides have toned down their fiery threats and begun nuclear disarmament talks, the attacks persist. In 2017, Mr. Trump mocked Kim Jong-un as “rocket man” in a speech at the … [Read more...] about As Trump and Kim Met, North Korean Hackers Hit Over 100 Targets in U.S. and Ally Nations
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | Huawei Risks to Britain Can Be Blunted, U.K. Official Says, in a Rebuff to U.S. Supported by ByAdam Satariano Feb. 20, 2019 LONDON — The Trump administration has spent a year trying to convince America’s allies in Europe that the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is a grave threat to their national security and should not be allowed any role in developing new wireless networks. A top British official indicated Wednesday that the aggressive campaign may not be working. The official, Ciaran Martin, who leads Britain’s National Cyber Security Center, expressed confidence at a conference in Brussels that any security risks Huawei posed could be managed. Britain, Mr. Martin noted, has successfully managed the company’s presence in the country’s telecommunications … [Read more...] about Huawei Risks to Britain Can Be Blunted, U.K. Official Says, in a Rebuff to U.S.
Border guard forces arrest Lao drug smuggler in Nghe An The drugs seized in the case (Photo: baonghean.vn) Forces of the Border Guard High Command and the Border Guard of the central province of Nghe An arrested a Lao citizen transporting 50,000 meth pills and 6kg of crystal meth into Vietnam on December 27. Tho No Bi, 36, a resident in the Lao province of Houaphan’s Xam Tay district, was caught red handed in Muong Phu village’s border area in Thong Thu commune, Que Phong district. The suspect admitted that he was smuggling the drugs from Laos into to Vietnam for distribution. The case is under further investigation. Vietnam and Laos share a borderline of nearly 2,340 km that runs across through 10 Vietnamese provinces, namely Dien Bien, Son La, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam, and Kon Tum. The line also appears in 10 Lao provinces - Phongsaly, Luang Prabang, Houaphan, Bolykhamsay, Khammoune, Savannakhet, Salavan, … [Read more...] about Social News 28/12
Philip Rucker, The Washington Post Published 3:46 pm PST, Saturday, December 22, 2018 Clouds are seen over the White House after President Donald Trump participated in a signing ceremony on Friday. Clouds are seen over the White House after President Donald Trump participated in a signing ceremony on Friday. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Jabin Botsford Photo: Washington Post Photo By Jabin Botsford Image 1 of / 35 Caption Close Image 1 of 35 Clouds are seen over the White House after President Donald Trump participated in a signing ceremony on Friday. Clouds are seen over the White House after President Donald Trump participated in a signing ceremony on Friday. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Jabin Botsford … [Read more...] about ‘A rogue presidency’: The era of containing Trump is over
Apple plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, that will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging from engineers to call-center agents while adding more luster to a Southwestern city that has already become a bustling tech hub. The decision, announced Thursday, comes 11 months after Apple CEO Tim Cook disclosed plans to open a major office outside California on the heels of a massive tax cut on overseas profits, which prompted the company to bring about $250 billion back to the U.S. The company said it will also open offices in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, each employing at least 1,000 workers over the next three years. Apple also pledged to add hundreds of jobs each in New York; Pittsburgh; Boston; Boulder, Colorado; and Portland, Oregon. "They are just picking America's most established superstar cities and tech hubs," said Richard Florida, an urban development expert at the University of Toronto. A high school in Kentucky held an “Adulting Day” … [Read more...] about Apple Deepens Texas Ties, Expands Operations East and West