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FBI official says foreign hackers have targeted COVID-19 research

A senior cybersecurity official with the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Thursday that foreign government hackers have broken into companies conducting research into treatments for COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus. FBI Deputy Assistant Director Tonya Ugoretz told participants in an online panel discussion hosted by the …

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Samsung reportedly halves smartphone production in April

Samsung has reportedly cut down the production of smartphones in April following the COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent fall in demand for mobile phones. The company could be planning to ramp up the smartphone production back to normal starting next month. According to the South Korean tech publication The Elec, …

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Microsoft and Google delay online authentication change

COVID-19 has put reality on hold for everyone for the time being, and that includes security teams. Both Microsoft and Google have postponed a change that would have forced better application security by shutting down an insecure access protocol called Basic Authentication. Specified in RFC 2617, Basic Authentication is a …

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