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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Technology and Computing

New Telecoms Bill Bans Huawei from UK’s 5G Network

The Telecommunications (Security) Bill laid before parliament on Tuesday allows the government to remove ‘high risk’ vendors, such as Huawei from UK’s 5G network...

Security Vulnerabilities Found in Walmart-Exclusive Router and Others Sold by Amazon & eBay

Cybersecurity experts have found hidden backdoors to control devices in Chinese-made routers that are being sold at Amazon, Walmart, and eBay.CyberNews Sr. Information Security...

Hackers Stole $2.3 Million Intended for Trump’s Re-election Effort, Wisconsin Republican Party Says

Hackers have stolen $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party that was intended for President Donald Trump's re-election, state party officials told news outlets.Hackers...

Tanzanian Internet, SMS Services Blocked Ahead of Elections

Just a few hours before election day, internet users in Tanzania and on the semi-autonomous islands of Zanzibar reported limited access to internet services...

Facebook Reportedly Preparing for Potential Post-Election Unrest

Facebook has planned to deploy internal tools to limit posts in case of unrest related to the United States presidential elections, according to a...

US Regulator is Watching Tesla’s Release of New “Self-Driving Software”

The United States auto safety regulator announced on Thursday afternoon it was closely watching Tesla’s release of a software version intended to allow its...

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