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US renews temporary licence allowing companies to sell to Huawei, adds 45 to blacklist

US renews temporary licence allowing companies to sell to Huawei, adds 45 to blacklist

The US has renewed a temporary licence that allows American companies to sell their products to Huawei, saying more time is necessary to prevent any disruption

Delta sues AI vendor over 2017 breach exposing info on 825K

Delta sues AI vendor over 2017 breach exposing info on 825K

Delta Airlines has sued its chatbot vendor [24]7.ai, alleging that the company took nearly six months to disclose a breach

Adobe Patch Tuesday tackles Reader, Acrobat flaws

Adobe Patch Tuesday tackles Reader, Acrobat flaws

Adobe has patched several vulnerabilities, including 76 important ones in Acrobat and Acrobat Reader as well as several critical ones in Creative Cloud and Experience Manager

BlueKeep-like RCE flaws in RDP among 93 vulnerabilities patched by Microsoft

BlueKeep-like RCE flaws in RDP among 93 vulnerabilities patched by Microsoft

Microsoft Security Response Center has listed two flaws, CVE-2019-1181 and CVE-2019-1182, in Remote Desktop Services as "wormable" and urged users to patch affected systems quickly

US executive order seeks to give FCC, FTC authority over social media content

US executive order seeks to give FCC, FTC authority over social media content

The White House has apparently drafted an executive order that would give the Federal Communications Commission the authority to influence regulations on how social media companies like Facebook obtain and post content to their sites

US election systems by leading vendor connected to internet in some states, researchers find

US election systems by leading vendor connected to internet in some states, researchers find

Systems from the top US voting machine vendor, some hooked to the internet for a year or more, were found in counties in swing states Florida, Michigan and Wisconsin as well as in other states

US federal court says Facebook users can sue over use of facial recognition technology

US federal court says Facebook users can sue over use of facial recognition technology

Facebook users in Illinois, USA, has obtained the right to sue the social media company under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), which requires organisations to obtain user permission to collect and store biometric information

Russian hacking group STRONTIUM attacking corporate IoT devices, Microsoft says

Russian hacking group STRONTIUM attacking corporate IoT devices, Microsoft says

A Russian hacking group has gained access to corporate networks through hacking their IoT devices

US Appeals court rejects Google privacy settlement over tracking cookies

US Appeals court rejects Google privacy settlement over tracking cookies

A US appeals panel has rejected the proposed £4.5 million settlement by Google on a privacy violation lawsuit

MegaCortex variant redesigned a self-executing, incorporates features of previous version

MegaCortex variant redesigned a self-executing, incorporates features of previous version

A new variant of MegaCortex ransomware is targeting enterprises across the US and Europe