Global smartphone sales fell below 100 million units in May, the second time this happened since it first occurred after the pandemic broke, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research claims.
COMPANY NEWS: Radware, a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, today announced that Ukraine's State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection (SSSCIP) is using Radware's Cloud DDoS Protection and Cloud Web Application Firewall (WAF) Services as pro-bono technical assistance to increase its cyber defences in the face of aggressive and persistent cyber attacks. Ukraine's SSSCIP is tasked with protecting state information resources.
Secureworks Counter Threat Unit researchers find evidence that threat group Bronze President appears to be changing its targeting, believing it to reflect changing intelligence collection requirements of the People’s Republic of China.
Russian security firm Kaspersky is facing a fresh probe into its anti-virus software, which has been stepped up since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a report claims.
The shortage of semiconductors in the US will persist for at least the next two years, the chief executive of Intel says, as the company reported 13% less revenue from PCs for the first three months of 2022.
A senior cyber security researcher at the Cybersecurity Centre for Security Studies run by ETH Zurich says while a Microsoft report on cyber operations during the Russia-Ukraine war offers some useful details it says little about the impact of these operations.
Apple's output of the iPhone SE will drop by a fifth in the coming quarter, indicating that the Russia-Ukraine conflict and fears of inflation have affected demand for the device, a report claims.
Russian security products vendor Kaspersky has been added to the US Covered List which includes foreign companies that are considered to pose "an unacceptable risk to US national security".
Security researchers have been urged to send reports of any bugs they find directly to the companies affected after the bug bounty firm HackerOne cut off payments to Ukrainian researchers for a while after their country was invaded by Russia.
GUEST OPINION: The conflict between Russia and Ukraine is raging not only in the physical realm but also on the cyber front, where governments, hacktivist groups, and individuals are trying to play their part. Here we analyse some examples of the cyberattacks that have taken place as part of the current conflict and review their methods and impact.
Infosec professionals are often depicted as people who see things in ones and zeroes and generally stick to reality. But in truth, some of them are better spinmeisters than the famed PR guru Max Markson.
The maintainer of the node-ipc package, a node.js module for local and remote inter-process communication, added code to some of its nested dependencies, resulting in files on computers with Russian or Belarussian IPs being wiped, a security firm claims.
A warning by the German Federal Office of Information Security against the use of Kaspersky products had no technical advice or objective evidence to back it up, the chief executive of the Russian security firm says.
Japan's NTT Group announced plans to donate US $2.5 million to support humanitarian aid for Ukraine and neighbouring countries where citizens are fleeing.
The automotive and communications sectors are the two most likely to be hit by business disruptions due to semiconductor shortages being compounded by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, the technology analyst firm Gartner says.
The German Federal Office for Information Security [German acronym BSI] has recommended that users replace anti-virus software made by Russian vendor Kaspersky with other products, a warning that the company has dismissed as being driven by political considerations.
The Australian National Press Club has shown that it is no longer part of the Fourth Estate, by imposing a blanket of censorship on the Russian Ambassador to Australia, Alexey Pavlovsky.
In the days prior to Russia's invasion of Ukraine and thereafter, there have been numerous people in the infosec business who have predicted that there would be a massive outbreak of what they characterised as cyber-conflict between these two countries. But little or nothing has eventuated.
Russian security vendor Kaspersky has denied rumours that the source code of its products have been leaked, with the denial coming in the wake of the leak of source code from Samsung's Galaxy devices.
Boost Mobile has shared details of several important ways it is supporting its Australian customers, from those affected by the floods in Southern Queensland and Northern New South Wales to those customers concerned for the welfare of family and friends in Ukraine.
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