Chinese technology threatens future global security, British spy chief warns

Chinese technology threatens future global security, British spy chief warns

LONDON—Beijing’s efforts to exert vice-like control over technology both internationally and within China’s borders threaten future global security and freedom, the head of Britain’s electronic intelligence agency said. Jeremy Fleming, the director of Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters, said Beijing aimed to use a range of existing and new technological means, including digital currency and satellites, … Read more

Chinese technology threatens future global security, British spy chief warns

Chinese technology threatens future global security, British spy chief warns

LONDON—Beijing’s efforts to exert vice-like control over technology both internationally and within China’s borders threaten future global security and freedom, the head of Britain’s electronic intelligence agency said. Jeremy Fleming, the director of Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters, said Beijing aimed to use a range of existing and new technological means, including digital currency and satellites, … Read more

US rewrites digital privacy rules for Europeans to keep data flowing

US rewrites digital privacy rules for Europeans to keep data flowing

The United States has begun implementing a deal with the European Union aimed at allowing information about Europeans to continue to be stored on American soil, reducing a looming threat to thousands of companies with transatlantic operations. President Biden on Friday issued an executive order giving Europeans new rights to challenge U.S. government surveillance practices … Read more

US rewrites digital privacy rules for Europeans to keep data flowing

US rewrites digital privacy rules for Europeans to keep data flowing

The United States has begun implementing a deal with the European Union aimed at allowing information about Europeans to continue to be stored on American soil, reducing a looming threat to thousands of companies with transatlantic operations. President Biden on Friday issued an executive order giving Europeans new rights to challenge U.S. government surveillance practices … Read more

Former Uber security chief found guilty of obstructing FTC probe

Former Uber security chief found guilty of obstructing FTC probe

A jury in San Francisco has found Uber Inc.’s UBER -0.03% former security chief Joseph Sullivan pleaded guilty to criminal obstruction charges for failing to report a 2016 cyber breach to federal authorities. The case was closely watched as a rare instance of a senior cyber security executive facing criminal consequences for a decision not … Read more

Hackers hijack Fast Company, send obscene push alert through Apple News

Hackers hijack Fast Company, send obscene push alert through Apple News

Many Apple News users received a push message containing racist and obscene language on Tuesday, the result of a hack. The offending message came in a push alert around 8:18 p.m. Eastern from the account of business news magazine Fast Company, adding that “Thrax was here.” It was unclear exactly who Thrax was or how … Read more

Cyber ​​attack on Optus potentially exposes millions of customer accounts

Cyber ​​attack on Optus potentially exposes millions of customer accounts

SYDNEY—A cyberattack on one of Australia’s largest telcos could have accessed the personal information of as many as 9.8 million customers, in what a lawmaker called the most significant data breach in recent years. Optus, an Australian unit of Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. , said it does not yet know who was behind the cyberattack that … Read more

Cyber ​​attack on Optus potentially exposes millions of customer accounts

Cyber ​​attack on Optus potentially exposes millions of customer accounts

SYDNEY—A cyberattack on one of Australia’s largest telcos could have accessed the personal information of as many as 9.8 million customers, in what a lawmaker called the most significant data breach in recent years. Optus, an Australian unit of Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. , said it does not yet know who was behind the cyberattack that … Read more

American Airlines says the data breach affected a small number of customers

American Airlines says the data breach affected a small number of customers

The phishing campaign allowed hackers to gain access to the email accounts of some American Airlines employees. Photo: JOSHUA ROBERTS/REUTERS Updated September 20, 2022 2:24 PM ET Hackers gained access to the personal data of a “very small number” of American Airlines Group Inc. EEL -3.59% customers and employees through a phishing scam that affected … Read more

Morgan Stanley pays $35 million to settle claims of failure to protect customer records

Morgan Stanley pays $35 million to settle claims of failure to protect customer records

The $35 million fine imposed on Morgan Stanley represents a steep penalty for an alleged filing misstep. Photo: GABBY JONES for The Wall Street Journal Updated September 20, 2022 at 07:45 ET WASHINGTON— Morgan Stanley MS 1.48% will pay $35 million to settle allegations that it scrapped computer servers and hard drives without ensuring they … Read more