Google has suspended the official Play store app of Chinese e-commerce giant Pinduoduo due to the presence of malware. The tech giant also warned users that several of Pinduoduo’s other apps contain the same malware, which can install widgets on affected devices, prevent users from uninstalling apps, track app usageContinue Reading

Baidu, China’s leading search engine, has recently launched an alternative to OpenAI’s GPT (Generative Pre-trained Transformer) language model called “Ernie Bot,” which has been receiving positive reviews for its ability to handle Chinese translations. The launch of Ernie Bot is part of Baidu’s ongoing efforts to enhance its search capabilitiesContinue Reading

In recent weeks, the European Commission, European Parliament and other institutions have instructed staff to delete the app off their work phones. Now, the company wants to convince European governments that it is an industry leader in data protection. The company outlined plans on Wednesday to build three European dataContinue Reading

The European Commission has ordered its staff to remove the popular social media app TikTok from their corporate devices and personal phones over cybersecurity concerns. The commission, which has around 32,000 permanent and contract employees, said the move was aimed at protecting data and increasing cybersecurity in the face ofContinue Reading

Australia is preparing to remove China-Linked security cameras from defense offices. On Thursday, Defence Minister Richard Marles mentioned that The Australian government will examine surveillance technology used in offices of the defence department. Before, in November, we saw that Britain stopped installing China based security cameras at sensitive buildings. AlsoContinue Reading

Citrix released builds to fix CVE-2022-27518, which affects the following Citrix ADC (formerly NetScaler) and Citrix Gateway versions: 12.1 (including FIPS and NDcPP) and 13.0 before 13.0-58.32 of Citrix ADC and Citrix Gateway, both of which must be configured with an SAML SP or IdP configuration to be affected. The vulnerability has very highContinue Reading

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that they ban telecom and surveillance equipment from Chinese companies Huawei, ZTE, Hytera, Hikvision, and Dahua due to national security threat. “The FCC is committed to protecting our national security by ensuring that untrustworthy communications equipment is not authorized for use within ourContinue Reading

SentinelOne reported that they identified Chinese APT groups are attacking to Russian organizations in several sectors like telecommunications and government. The attacks start with phishing emails including Office documents to exploit targets in order to deliver their RAT (Remote Access Trojan) called Bisonal. These phishing emails spoofing RU-CERT, the country’sContinue Reading

With the Russian occupation of Ukraine and the subsequent sanctions, foreign dependency issues began to come to the fore in all countries and sectors. Lastly, China has ordered to replace foreign-branded computers with nationally developed ones in two years. The primarily reason of the measures are to reduce the dependenceContinue Reading