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Hundreds arrested US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams

US and Nigerian authorities have dismantled multiple groups running so-called business email compromise schemes. The online scams led to $1.3 billion (€1.2 billion) in worldwide losses in 2018....

Hundreds arrested US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams

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Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyber scam crackdown Hundreds of people were arrested worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, federal authorities said....
10:28, 09/11/2019

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyberscam crackdown Federal authorities arrested hundreds of people worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday....
21:42, 09/11/2019

Microsoft reports hundreds of election-related cyber probes In bid to sell election software, Microsoft gives update on cyber election tampering, and its new ElectionGuard program, which offers checks and balances.       ...
02:56, 07/18/2019

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court that the situation in the disputed region is being reviewed daily and unprecedented security restrict...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Man arrested after university students' data stolen in cyber attack A man has been arrested on suspicion of computer crimes and fraud offences by police investigating the theft of student data from Lancaster University....
16:56, 07/24/2019

281 alleged email scammers arrested in global crackdown The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that 281 suspects had been arrested around the world in connection with email scams and wire transfer fraud....
09:42, 09/11/2019

Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected child predators. Tuesday’s announcement caps the nationwide investigation conducted by federal, st...
18:42, 06/11/2019

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreigners....
11:56, 07/12/2019

India bank manager arrested in cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme crackdown The allure of fast profits from cryptocurrency appears to have been too great for one bank manager in India. The manager of a Standard Chartered branch, a private bank in India, has been arrested for running a cryptocurrency scam in which he promised...
12:14, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong arrested in crackdown on protests Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Friday on suspicion of organizing illegal protests as authorities clampdown on a wave of unrest that has plunged the city into its biggest political crisis in more than two decades....
08:28, 08/30/2019

Ethiopia: Hundreds arrested over coup attempt More than 260 people have been detained after a militia tried to grab power in the Amhara region. Some are questioning whether the prime minister's policies have inflamed ethnic tensions....
19:28, 06/28/2019

Hong Kong activists arrested including Joshua Wong in crackdown on protests Hong Kong police arrested a number of prominent pro-democracy activists including Joshua Wong and three lawmakers on Friday, seeking to rein in protests that have plunged the city into its worst political crisis for decades....
05:56, 08/31/2019

Hundreds arrested as Kazakhs protest against 'rigged' election Little change expected despite Nursultan Nazarbayev stepping down after 30 years in power Hundreds of people have been arrested in Kazakhstan while protesting against a stage-managed election that they say will deprive them of a political voice.Voter...
23:14, 06/09/2019

ICE announces hundreds of migrants arrested in raid operations The Trump administration announced Tuesday that in a period of just over two months, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested more than 900 people who had remained in the country despite being ordered to leave....
20:28, 07/23/2019

Hundreds Arrested in Moscow as Protests Pile Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
00:28, 08/04/2019

Gynecologist At US College Sexually Abused Hundreds Of Patients, Arrested A former gynecologist at a top California university was arrested and charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 young women during medical examinations, officials said....
05:14, 06/27/2019

Hundreds Arrested in Kazakhstan as Demonstrators Protest Presidential Vote (MOSCOW) — Police detained hundreds of people in Kazakhstan amid unauthorized protests of a presidential election Sunday that opponents alleged was a fake exercise in democracy. Officers, some in riot gear with shields and helmets, broke up the...
05:14, 06/10/2019

Hundreds Arrested As BJP Tries To "Wake Up" Kamal Nath With Bells, Conchs The BJP in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday held its first state-wide protest called 'Ghanta Naad Andolan' against the nine-month-old Kamal Nath government in the state. Party workers in all the districts......
19:00, 09/11/2019

Hundreds Arrested in Mississippi Raids Targeting Immigrant Workers More than 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were involved in what the authorities said might be the largest worksite enforcement action in a single state....
00:14, 08/08/2019

Hundreds of Their Workers Were Arrested In Mississippi ICE Raids, But No Employers Have Been Charged Yet Hundreds of employees at seven worksites across Mississippi were swept up Wednesday in the largest immigration raid in at least a decade. Their employers are yet to be charged. They might never be. They typically aren’t. Immigration and Customs...
04:00, 08/10/2019

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protests over how police handled journalist case A day after investigative journalist Ivan Golunov went free, protesters in Moscow sought greater punishment for the police officers who allegedly framed him....
17:42, 06/12/2019

Hundreds of turtles, Southwest Airlines and a secret video: Trafficking ringleader arrested Nathan Horton is charged with violating the Lacey Act for wildlife trafficking. He illegally shipped hundreds of turtles to China as pets.        ...
11:00, 08/17/2019

Banner Health employee arrested for allegedly possessing ‘hundreds’ of videos, images of child pornography PHOENIX (KPNX) — An employee for Banner Health was arrested Tuesday for allegedly possessing hundreds of images and videos of child pornography. John Spero, 40, was arrested at his Scottsdale home on 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Acco...
03:28, 07/26/2019

TEKNET: Disaster scams Hurricane season officially started June 1, while much of the midwest is still recovering from tornadoes and flooding, Americans always step up when disaster strikes and scammers are always trying to cash in on American generosity. John Overall hs ti...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Rental scams on the rise (NBC News) Some renters aren’t getting the vacation home they paid for this summer. Thousands have been scammed this year by phony rental listings. Tom Bartholomy of the Better Business Bureau says his organization is getting a flood of horror ...
21:00, 07/31/2019

Facebook Libra scams already on the rise Ahead of the launch of Facebook Libra, a new investigation by The Washington Post has discovered a dozen accounts, pages and groups on both Facebook and Instagram that claim to be official hubs of the social networking giant's new cryptocurrency...
21:14, 07/23/2019

AG Warns Of Student Loan Scams FRANKFORT, KY. (LEX 18) – The Attorney General’s office has issued a scam alert to warn former and current college students about companies offering student loan debt relief for a fee. It is illegal for companies to charge upfront fees before p...
17:28, 06/21/2019

Hackers Escalate IRS Impersonation Scams Scammers impersonating the Internal Revenue Service are emailing individuals malware to steal information, marking an escalation compared with recent schemes that used the agency in less sophisticated attacks....
01:28, 08/29/2019

Scams to avoid when traveling abroad Common scams to be aware of when traveling. Such as the taxi and souvenir scam. Buzz60's Taisha Henry Henry has the story.       ...
23:42, 07/26/2019

FTC warns of Equifax settlement scams In the wake of Capital One’s data breach, the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams related to Equifax’s data breach. The FTC issued a tweet on Monday urging caution about fake websites claiming to be the Equifax settlement ...
22:42, 07/30/2019

“Grant Scams” on the rise in Arizona TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought she was talking to a trusted friend. Instead, like hundreds of others, she was giving her personal information away to a scammer. “I got a message from a friend. I trusted her,” said Montalban. Accor...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Violent email scams are on the rise Email extortion scams are once again being used by cybercriminals according to new research from Symantec which managed to block almost 300m of these malicious emails during the first five months of 2019.The scam begins when users receive an email wi...
21:00, 07/30/2019

Don’t Be Duped by These Phone and Email Scams Some of us in the personal finance realm have a weird little hobby: We try to scam the scam artists. We’re not out to steal their money — just their…       ...
15:00, 08/04/2019

Email sextortion scams are on the rise and they're scary — here's what to do if you get one Overall, extortion by email is growing significantly, according to the FBI's Internet Crime Compliant Center (IC3). Last year, these complaints rose 242% to 51,146 reported crimes, with total losses of $83 million....
16:56, 06/17/2019

LinkedIn emails are hiding phishing scams LinkedIn users are being warned to beware emails reportedly coming from the site following a rise in recent message scams.A report from KnowBe4 found that scammers are harnessing emails from some of the world's most popular social media sites to...
20:00, 07/24/2019

Online holiday booking scams and how to avoid them New research into cybersecurity has revealed UK holidaymakers lost more than £7m to fake sites and fraud in 2018. We outline the five most common scams and ways to protect a trip and your dataWith UK holidaymakers looking to book their summer breaks,...
13:42, 06/14/2019

Another Victim of Facebook Romance Scams: A U.S. Congressman After battling social media impostors for years, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois wants to force Facebook to do more to combat fake accounts....
20:42, 08/01/2019

Another Victim in Facebook Romance Scams: A U.S. Congressman After battling social media impostors for years, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois wants to force Facebook to do more to combat fake accounts....
06:42, 08/02/2019

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. In fact, it’s hard to tell who is more interested in Libra at this point: those looking to make a qui...
20:00, 07/23/2019

How to Protect Your Parents From Online Dating Scams In April, the Cut spoke to Debby Montgomery Johnson, a 60-year old victim of an online dating scam that cost her more than $1 million. “We talked about everything, we talked about kids … For me, looking back now, it was very therapeutic, because I co...
21:14, 08/26/2019

Amazon Prime Day - look out for these scams when shopping online Bargain hunters have been warned to be on alert today as they shop for the best Amazon Prime Day deals.With Amazon's mid-year sale extravaganza already in full swing, security firm McAfee has warned shoppers to be on alert for scams looking to t...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Protect Yourself Against Amazon Prime Day Phishing Scams The great Amazon Prime Day is nearly upon us (Monday, July 15, midnight PT). Naturally, Amazon wants you to part with as much of your money as possible, but it isn’t the only one. According to a report from Wired, a big phishing scam called 16Shop is...
23:14, 07/12/2019

Twitter scams use fake tech support accounts Twitter is the latest social network to fall victim to cybercriminals who are using the platform to launch tech support scams, command-and-control (C&C) operations and data exfiltration according to a new study from Trend Micro.The company's res...
19:28, 07/30/2019

Security expert warns sextortion scams are back Sextortion is seeing an uptick after a lull at the beginning of the year. After relative inactivity during the past several months, sextortion scams are back on the radar, according to Internet security firm Malwarebytes. The basic template of the bl...
00:28, 08/27/2019

Bullish Brits lost $34M to cryptocurrency scams last year British investors lost £27 million ($34.38 million) to cryptocurrency scams over the last financial year, according to one of the UK’s financial regulators. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reports that between April 1, 2018 and April 1, 2019 th...
11:28, 05/21/2019

Australian cryptocurrency scams earned $4.3 million last year, up 190% Australian fraudsters earned $4.3 million (AU$6.1 million) with cryptocurrency scams last year—a revenue increase of 190 percent when compared to 2017. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s new report details the extent of the n...
14:00, 04/29/2019

Crash for cash – how to beat the insurance fraud scams Tips & advice 17 Sep, 2019 Crash for cash scams have received plenty of coverage in the media but what are they and how can car drivers protect themselves?...
02:42, 09/18/2019

How to Protect Yourself From Online Travel Scams When Booking Flights If you find a good deal for a flight on an unfamiliar booking website, don’t press the “check out” button just yet. This week, one family shared their experience booking a flight through a website claiming to be affiliated with Delta, which turned ou...
20:14, 08/06/2019

Social Security Scams Add to Capital One Hack Concern The FTC has so far this year received nearly 73,000 consumer complaints involving Social Security Administration impostors, with reported consumer losses of $16.94 million....
23:56, 07/31/2019

‘Italian Stallion’ scams food delivery app with microwaved meatballs It’s not delivery, it’s deception. A YouTube prankster with more than 1 million followers exposed the shortcomings of food delivery app Deliveroo’s restaurant vetting — or lack thereof — when he set up a fake restaurant called the I...
21:42, 09/11/2019

California residents warned of earthquake scams after recent temblors After two major earthquakes within days last week in Southern California, authorities are warning area residents that scammers may be trying to take advantage of their renewed anxiety....
19:42, 07/10/2019

Justice Department indicts 80 in online scams linked to Nigeria The Justice Department unsealed a 252-count indictment accusing 80 people in the United States and Nigeria of attempting to steal millions of dollars through Internet scams....
02:56, 08/23/2019

Senator Sinema introduces bill to protect seniors from scams WASHINGTON, DC – Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema unveiled the Senior Security Act, a bill which creates a task force aimed to protect senior citizens from falling victim of financial scams and crimes. The legislation, created in conjunction with Sen. Sus...
23:28, 06/05/2019

Soaring Student Debt Opens Door to Relief Scams Soaring student debt has been fertile ground for companies that promise to help stretched borrowers by navigating a maze of federal programs. But some services are outright scams and others make promises that are illegal....
21:14, 08/26/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Tips to avoid disaster relief scams PHOENIX – To support those who have endured the tragic and devastating damage of Hurricane Dorian, many Arizonans have begun donating supplies to aid the disaster relief in the Bahamas. However, Arizona Attorney General Mark Bronovich warns don...
08:14, 09/05/2019

CipherTrace: Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud could hit $4.3 billion in 2019 Cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud could hit $4.3 billion in 2019, according to a report by cryptocurrency intelligence firm CipherTrace.Read More...
17:56, 08/12/2019

Beware phony gift card email scams: Here's why attackers love using them Two thirds of email attacks targeting the enterprise are fake gift card requests from the boss. Individual attacks don't pocket attackers much, but widespread campaigns can be highly lucrative - and difficult to trace....
15:56, 07/31/2019

Millennials posting pet pictures on Instagram could be at risk of fraud and financial scams Spanish bank Santander, in a survey, criticized celebrities for setting a bad example by oversharing online, claiming they were putting "impressionable young followers" at risk....
15:14, 07/22/2019

Ancient Psychedelics, Robocall Scams, and Space Bezos: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week This was one heck of a week in the tech and science world. Ridesharing giant Uber finally launched its long-awaited IPO, which was a major flop, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes asked the Federal Trade Commission to break up the company, Amazon CEO J...
02:56, 05/13/2019

Moonday Mornings: Elon Musk and John McAfee cryptocurrency scams are back It’s a new week, which means only one thing: it’s time for Hard Fork’s roundup of cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines from over the weekend. Let’s get to it. 1. Security researchers from Trend Micro have uncovered a new type of cryptocurrency min...
09:56, 06/24/2019

Batwoman, Failed Airlines, and Height Enhancement Scams: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week It’s been a busy week for our friends at Facebook: Amid showing a bunch of loser far-right trolls and also Louis Farrakhan the door, kicking off an unhinged Twitter spree by the president, the company announced a confusing pivot towards being a priva...
05:42, 05/06/2019

Beware of Google search scams. Here's how to spot a fake tech support website Google doesn't have a way for you to report a website that led you to call a scammer. Be careful when clicking third-party tech support websites.       ...
01:28, 08/18/2019

Pennsylvania woman arrested for drunk driving after going to pick up boyfriend arrested on DUI charge A Pennsylvania woman was arrested last week for drunk driving after police say she showed up at the station “intoxicated” while coming to pick up her boyfriend who had previously been arrested on a DUI charge. ...
18:14, 09/17/2019

A man who police say boasted on Instagram about not being arrested for threatening to 'execute' Jared Kushner was just arrested Associated Press/Evan Vucci A man who repeatedly boasted that he had not been arrested for making death threats against Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. has been arrested. Chase Bliss Colasurdo, 27, was arrested on May 1 and charged with two count...
05:28, 05/04/2019

Email sextortion scams are on the rise, and they’re scary. Here’s what to do if you get one Last year, electronic extortion complaints rose 242%, with total losses of $83 million. The advice from experts: Don’t fall for it.       ...
23:56, 06/17/2019

What the hell is a ‘cyber diplomat’? I’m an avid consumer of any TV series or podcast that’s even remotely political. I love the drama, intrigue, maneuvering, and most of all, the power. But when it comes to the actual workings of the world of geopolitics, diplomacy, and backroom dealin...
15:14, 05/24/2019

Sen. Ben Sasse warns of cyber war with China GOP Sen. Ben Sasse warned of a doomsday scenario in which China wipes out US satellites to cripple the military’s GPS and communications systems in a cyber war that takes place in outer space. “​​China has envisioned a lot of game theory ...
04:14, 09/16/2019

Stopping China's cyber mischief Responding to longstanding security concerns over Huawei and other Chinese companies, two U.S. senators have introduced legislation to boost oversight of hardware and software from China....
15:28, 08/23/2019

NYT: US ramps up cyber attacks on Russia The US is escalating cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid and has placed potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system, The New York Times reported Saturday....
11:56, 06/16/2019

China’s first ‘cyber-dissident’ jailed for 12 years Huang Qi, who ran a website reporting on sensitive topics, is accused of leaking state secrets China’s first “cyber-dissident”, whose website reported on sensitive topics including human rights, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for leaking st...
17:00, 07/29/2019

US hits Iran with cyber attack: Reports The US reportedly launched a cyber attack on Iran in response to the downing of unmanned drone. Cyber security firms have also reported a rise in Iranian attempts to hack US government agencies and companies....
07:56, 06/23/2019

EU Adopts Powers to Respond to Cyber-Attacks The European Union on Friday adopted powers to punish those outside the bloc who launch cyber-attacks that cripple hospitals and banks, sway elections and steal company secrets or funds....
16:14, 05/17/2019

US authorities charged 80 in alleged cyber fraud U.S. authorities on Thursday unsealed a 252-count grand jury indictment charging 80 people in a major conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through fraud schemes and launder the money through a Los Angeles-based network. (Aug. 22)   ...
02:56, 08/23/2019

Bolton Says U.S. Is Expanding Offensive Cyber Operations The U.S. intends to expand offensive cyberoperations to counter digital economic espionage and other commercial hacks, White House national security adviser John Bolton said at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network annual meeting....
19:28, 06/12/2019

First American financial aftershock and the need for cyber resilience IT and security professionals have a huge range of tools and technologies at their disposal to help combat data and device security risks. In fact, global spend on information security is predicted to exceed $124 billion in 2019, according to Gartner...
14:56, 05/31/2019

Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks? As cyber threats abound, everyone from large financial firms to individual advisors need to make sure they have done everything they can to guard against a breach....
15:56, 05/13/2019

China 'must clean up its cyber act' for Huawei to be used in 5G network UK defence secretary urges code of ‘fair play’ as he says decision on firm coming soonThe defence secretary has said China needs to modify its cyber-behaviour and adopt a code of “fair play” if Beijing wants the British government to allow Huawei tec...
19:56, 09/11/2019

Cyber-attack ruled out in UK power outage Neither a cyber-attack nor unpredictable wind power generation were behind a power outage that left nearly one million people in England and Wales in the dark Friday. The outage stranded trains, disabled traffic signals and left thousands of homes ac...
22:14, 08/10/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
11:00, 05/08/2019

Kremlin: Cyber warfare between U.S., Russia a 'possibility' The Russian government said Monday its electrical grid is safe but constantly under attack from enemies abroad -- including, Kremlin officials say, the United States....
23:14, 06/17/2019

China's ZTE Follows Huawei With Brussels Cyber-Security Lab ZTE opened a cyber-security lab in Brussels on Wednesday, aiming to boost transparency four months after bigger telecoms equipment rival Huawei did the same to allay concerns about spying....
16:28, 07/11/2019

Serious cyber attack could trigger full NATO response A cyber attack such as the strike that brought down NHS hospitals in 2017 could prompt a response from all NATO countries, the alliance's general secretary has said....
19:14, 08/27/2019

Australian government, spooks, and industry all on different cyber pages Views on civilian cybersecurity's future differ widely, but does the Morrison government, and Minister Dutton in particular, have the clarity and clue to sort out the 'train smash' of legislation?...
11:28, 08/02/2019

'Revenge Porn', 'Cyber Flashing' Banned In Singapore Singapore's parliament passed a bill Monday that made distributing or threatening to distribute intimate images a crime, punishable up to five years in jail....
13:56, 05/07/2019

Bitcoin hackers steal over $40M in ‘well-orchestrated’ cyber breach Hackers stole more than $40 million worth of Bitcoins in a single transaction on one of the world's biggest crypto-currency exchange, the company has admitted....
23:28, 05/08/2019

Baltimore approves $10M in funding for cyber attack relief BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore City officials approved using $10 million in excess revenue to cover the ongoing cost of the cyber attacks that immobilized some of the cities systems almost two months ago. WBAL reports the city’s est...
15:28, 06/27/2019

EU to run war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks Ministers to be put in fictional scenarios after series of hacking incidentsThe EU is to conduct war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks, in response to a series of incidents that alarmed European governments.Pekka Haavisto, Finlan...
15:00, 06/27/2019

Iran Tensions Could Prompt Cyber Attacks, U.S. Fears Iran may attempt to retaliate against the U.S. with disruptive cyberattacks, according to current and former U.S. officials, as multiple security firms have seen signs hacking attempts in the past week....
00:14, 06/22/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore face jail time Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
07:56, 05/08/2019

Capital One Cyber Staff Raised Concerns Before Hack Before a giant data breach, Capital One employees raised concerns within the company about what they saw as high turnover in its cybersecurity unit and a failure to promptly install some software to spot and defend against hacks, according to people ...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Defence gives Penten AU$2.2m to up Australian Army's cyber capability The Canberra-based startup has also been provided with funding to develop a cyber-management capability and enhance the Army's security countermeasures....
07:42, 07/08/2019

Equifax just became the first company to have its outlook downgraded for a cyber attack Moody's said it's downgrading the outlook for Equifax from stable to negative, citing ongoing fallout from the company's 2018 data breach....
23:42, 05/22/2019

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations against enemies....
09:28, 05/23/2019

Austrian construction group Porr hit by cyber attack Austrian construction company Porr detected a cyber attack on its communication infrastructure on Thursday and its telephone lines and emails were disrupted, the company said....
20:14, 05/02/2019

How cyber criminals are still snaring victims using seven-year-old malware Researchers analysed millions of posts made on dark web forums across a 12 month period -- here's what they found out and what it means for your security....
21:42, 07/24/2019

Instagram is hoping to combat cyber bullying via two new tools Instagram has had a major problem with online bullying on its platform and Adam Mosseri, the head of the Facebook-owned company, says he’d rather have fewer users than allow bullies to thrive. But, instead of blocking posts or banning off...
04:56, 07/09/2019

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—which employ more than 250 workers—were hit by a brea...
15:56, 05/02/2019

Don't forget about WannaCry: Hospitals are still at risk of cyber-attack Despite the chaos caused by the WannaCry attack, healthcare systems are still at risk from attacks that could endanger patient safety say researchers, who are calling for more investment....
19:00, 07/05/2019

Australia Says China Behind Cyber Attack On Parliament: Report Australian intelligence determined China was responsible for a cyber-attack on its national parliament and three largest political parties before the general election in May, five people with direct......
09:28, 09/16/2019

Iran says U.S. cyber attacks failed, hints talks are possible Iran said on Monday U.S. cyber attacks on its military had failed, while also hinting that it could be willing to discuss new concessions with Washington if the United States were to lift sanctions and offer new incentives....
16:14, 06/24/2019

Williamson sacking should not mask cyber security questions As the kingmaker who helped put Theresa May into Number 10 in 2016 and then helped keep her there after the disastrous snap election by getting the DUP to formally prop up the prime minister's minority government, Mr Williamson once reportedly b...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Norsk Hydro Tests AI in Cyber Defenses After Attack The Norwegian aluminum company’s investigation of a ransomware attack it suffered in March has revealed new vulnerabilities, leading it to test using artificial intelligence to secure its industrial equipment....
05:14, 08/21/2019

EU approves cyber-attack sanctions ahead of election The European Union has agreed to an automatic set of sanctions to punish any future cyber attackers. Just a week ahead of the EU Parliament elections, officials in Brussels on Friday approved a cyber sanctions regime that would impose asset freezes a...
04:14, 05/18/2019

Huge international cyber-crime ring dismantled Police in six countries have dismantled a cyber-crime ring based in Eastern Europe that stole $100 million dollars from thousands of victims worldwide. The GozNym malware was delivered via email to unsuspecting users....
20:56, 05/16/2019

10 indicted in multinational cyber plot to steal $100 million Europol announced Thursday a multinational law enforcement operation that dismantled an effort by cybercriminals to steal $100 million from more than 41,000 victims....
16:56, 05/16/2019

WhatsApp urges users to act after confirming cyber surveillance attack Cyber attackers were able to install spyware on WhatsApp through its voice call function, even if the user didn't pick up the call, the company has confirmed....
10:14, 05/14/2019

EnSilo raises $28 million to monitor and remediate cyber threats EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
13:42, 06/04/2019

Advice and tips on what to do following the WhatsApp cyber attack and protect your device Wake Up To Money's Sean Farrington joins Nicky Campbell for a Your Call special in the wake of the WhatsApp hack on how you can protect your device from cyber attack....
16:14, 05/14/2019

Improving cyber security part of development of telecoms networks: UK PM May Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government wanted to ensure any development of Britain's telecoms networks would help build their resilience and improve cyber security....
20:14, 05/01/2019

World Of Warcraft’s New Cyber-Gnome Wonderland Is The Best Place On Azeroth In August I wrote about the Abandoned Junkheap, a small patch of rust-covered, robot-infested land on the island of Kul Tiras in World of Warcraft that had captured my heart. Now there’s the Mechagon Island zone, an entire zone of junk, robots, cyber...
02:14, 06/27/2019

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” The cyber breach took place on the network of a fe...
08:56, 06/11/2019

Hillary Clinton quite the ironic choice for Cyber Defense Summit Put this in the “you got to be kidding” department. There’s something called the Cyber Defense Summit being held in October in Washington. The keynote speaker? Hillary Clinton. That’s the same Hillary Clinton who is the poster child for un-secure cyb...
04:14, 06/06/2019

U.S. cyber attacks on Iranian targets not successful, Iran minister says U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon had launched a long-planned cyber attack to disable his country's rocket launch systems....
07:56, 06/24/2019

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
17:00, 07/01/2019

U.S. cyber spies unmasked many more American identities in 2018: U.S. report U.S. cyber spies last year unmasked the identities of nearly 17,000 U.S. citizens or residents who were in contact with foreign intelligence targets, a sharp increase from previous years attributed partly to hacking and other malicious cyber activity...
01:42, 05/01/2019

Gaming Industry Rising Target of Cyber-Attacks, Says Akamai The gaming industry has become a rising target with 12 billion credential stuffing attacks in 17 months, Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies said on Thursday....
15:14, 06/13/2019

BASF, Siemens, Henkel, Roche target of cyber attacks German blue-chip companies BASF, Siemens, Henkel along with a host of others said on Wednesday they had been victims of cyber attacks, confirming a German media report which said the likely culprit was a state-backed Chinese group....
14:28, 07/24/2019

Cyber insurance is worth the hype — if you let hackers write your policy I read Rami Sass’ recent piece here on Podium about how cyber insurance is overhyped. While he raised great questions about the current pricing models and fear-driven tactics used to sell coverage, I wanted to share a different perspective and addres...
09:28, 05/09/2019

The Morning After: US 'launched cyber-attack' on Iranian weapons systems Good morning, there! If you've been waiting on making your own media hub, a new 4K-ready Raspberry Pi model might be exactly what you're after. Elsewhere, the US used a cyberattack to take down an Iranian missile control base....
15:56, 06/24/2019

Cyber firm Deep Instinct gets deal to secure HP laptops HP Inc is working with Israeli cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct to launch HP Sure Sense to prevent advanced cyber attacks, the two companies said on Tuesday....
06:14, 05/28/2019

Trump nominates former fleet cyber commander to head the Navy President Trump nominated Vice Adm. Michael Gilday as the next head of the Navy on Wednesday, a week after his previous nominee decided to retire instead of taking over the position....
19:14, 07/18/2019

Chicago brokerage to pay $1.5 million for cyber attack lapses: U.S. CFTC The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday that a Chicago-based futures brokerage will pay a total of $1.5 million for letting cyber criminals breach the firm's email systems and withdraw $1 million from a customer's accoun...
02:28, 09/14/2019

These three things make your business an easy target for a cyber attack A new study shows cloud applications are vulnerable entryways for hackers to gain access to company data. The good news is you can protect yourself.       ...
14:56, 07/09/2019

India Set To Get Defence Cyber Agency to Fight Pak, Chinese Hackers In a bid to bolster its capabilities to tackle threats emanating from hackers, mostly from China and Pakistan, India is all set to have Defence Cyber Agency (DCA) by next month. This agency will be......
13:00, 04/30/2019

US Cyber Attacks On Iranian Targets Not Successful, Says Iran Minister U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon had launched a long-planned cyber attack to......
10:28, 06/24/2019

Top intelligence, homeland and cyber officials to brief Congress on election security The briefing comes as Republicans and Democrats are at odds over next steps and expecting Robert Mueller’s testimony on Russian interference in the 2016 elections....
19:56, 07/10/2019

Akamai beats revenue estimates on cyber-security strength Akamai Technologies Inc beat analysts' estimates for first-quarter revenue on Tuesday, powered by demand for its cyber-security services and its traditional business of helping speed up content delivery on the web....
22:56, 04/30/2019

French Cyber-Police Break Up Massive Botnet Ring French police have neutralised a hacking operation that had taken control of more than 850,000 computers, mainly in Latin America, while also managing to remove the malware from the infected devices....
11:42, 08/29/2019

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 mln from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
09:28, 08/06/2019

Penetration testing takes on new meaning when cyber meets Harlequin Enlarge / You had me at "cyber." This week, my wife and favorite librarian Paula brought home a new acquisition specially for me: An Innocent to Tame the Italian, a recent book from the Harlequin Presents imprint. Author Tara Pammi's previous book...
17:56, 07/05/2019

Huawei Disputes U.S. Cyber Firm's Findings of Flaws in Gear Huawei has disputed the findings that said its gear is far more likely to contain flaws than equipment from rival companies, characterizing the analysis as incomplete and inaccurate....
11:56, 07/05/2019

Cyber criminals are using stolen doctor credentials on the dark web to enrich themselves Criminal hackers are targeting healthcare organizations on the Dark Web and using the credentials of real physicians to perpetrate fraud and rake in money....
20:14, 06/06/2019

US launched cyber attack on Iranian rockets and missiles – reports Targeted strike on computer-controlled weapons of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard had been planned over weeksThe US military launched a cyber-attack on Iranian weapons systems on Thursday, according to sources, as President Donald Trump backed awa...
06:28, 06/23/2019

Dutton's non-denial fuels fears of domestic ASD cyber spying The Australian government could avoid so much grief about surveillance if it stopped being so paranoid about discussing its ideas transparently -- unless it really does intend to do something dodgy....
06:42, 06/17/2019

British cyber expert pleading guilty to creating malware MILWAUKEE (AP) — A British cybersecurity researcher credited with stopping a worldwide computer virus in 2017 is scheduled in Wisconsin federal court to plead guilty to developing malware to steal banking information. Marcus Hutchins agreed last mont...
16:42, 05/02/2019

Lancaster University students’ data stolen in cyber-attack Records and ID documents accessed and fake invoices sent in ‘malicious’ hackStudent data has been stolen in a “sophisticated and malicious” cyber-attack on a university.Records and ID documents of some Lancaster University students were accessed in t...
13:56, 07/23/2019

India Warned by Australian Cyber Officials Against Using Huawei: Reports Australian government officials advised India to ban Huawei from supplying parts for the rollout of a 5G telecommunications network, Australian newspapers reported on Tuesday....
12:14, 09/10/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the I...
15:14, 06/22/2019

Cyber firm NSO vows to tackle human rights misuse The Israeli-based NSO Group said on Tuesday it would abide by U.N. guidelines to prevent rights abuses, following accusations by cyber experts that its software was used in a number of government surveillance scandals....
16:14, 09/10/2019

‘Virtual act of treason’: Trump lashes out at NYT cyber attack report The Times, in its official public relations account, called Trump’s accusation “dangerous” and said it had told officials about the story before it was published and no security issues were raised....
00:56, 06/17/2019

New Air Force facility to protect weapons systems from cyber threats The Air Force's newest cyber defense facility at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, part of the branch's Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Systems program, is designed for learning about current and emerging cyber threats....
21:28, 07/15/2019

Australian cyber officials warned India against using Huawei: newspapers Australian government officials advised India to ban Chinese technology maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying parts for a rollout of a high-speed telecommunications network, Australian newspapers reported on Tuesday....
04:42, 09/10/2019

North Korea’s Cyber Experts Raised Up to $2 Billion, U.N. Report Says (UNITED NATIONS) — A panel monitoring U.N. sanctions says North Korean cyber experts have illegally raised money for the country’s weapons of mass destruction programs “with total proceeds to date estimated at up to $2 billion.̶...
05:56, 08/06/2019

Australian cyber officials warned India against using Huawei - newspapers Australian government officials advised India to ban Chinese technology maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying parts for a rollout of a high-speed telecommunications network, Australian newspapers reported on Tuesday....
01:56, 09/10/2019

China's First "Cyber-Dissident" Gets 12-Year In Jail For Leaking Secrets China's first "cyber-dissident", whose website reported on sensitive topics including human rights, was sentenced to 12 years in prison Monday for leaking state secrets, a court said....
14:42, 07/29/2019

FTSE 250 firms exposed to possible cyber-attacks, report finds Cybersecurity company says keeping older versions of software online can pose risksThe average FTSE 250 company exposes 35 different avenues of attack for would-be hackers, according to a report, despite the vast majority having “serious issues” with...
14:42, 06/11/2019

G7 countries to simulate first cross-border cyber attack next month PARIS — Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cybersecurity attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday. The exercise, organized by the French central bank...
23:14, 05/10/2019

Trump 'orders cyber attack' on Iranian military computers The US launched a cyber strike against Iranian military computer systems earlier this week as Donald Trump pulled out of airstrikes, officials have reportedly confirmed....
11:28, 06/23/2019

13-year old hacks drone to prove cyber attack risk A teenage boy successfully hacked a common drone in a stunt aimed at showing how vulnerable web-connected devices and the Internet of Things are to attacks....
19:14, 05/03/2019

Trump Says Report On US Cyber Attacks Against Russia Is "Virtual Treason" US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused The New York Times of "a virtual act of treason," after it reported the US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia's electric power grid....
14:14, 06/16/2019

U.S. military increases cyber hacking to keep foreign adversaries on their toes _____ WASHINGTON — With little public scrutiny, the U.S. military has dramatically stepped up its secret hacking of foreign computer networks in a new effort to keep China, Russia, Iran and other adversaries on their heels, current and former U.S. of...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Telegram CEO blames China for cyber attack that made the app unusable One of the top ten most popular messaging apps in the world is Telegram, available for iOS and Android. Not as widely used in the U.S., the app offers end-to-end encryption and group chats for as many as 200,000 people. The app also can share videos,...
11:14, 06/15/2019

After Report Claims US Cyber Attacks On Russia, Trump Demands Sources US President Donald Trump has asked The New York Times to disclose its sources behind the report that claimed that his government was ramping up cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid as a sign......
14:28, 06/18/2019

Messaging service Telegram CEO points to China as likely origin of cyber attack The chief executive of Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, said on Wednesday the messaging service experienced a "state actor-sized" cyber attack and pointed to China as its likely country of origin....
14:28, 06/13/2019

Army to train cyber spies to combat hackers and digital propaganda The British Army will adapt to better tackle the threat of cyber warfare, including hackers, digital propaganda and misinformation, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said. ...
06:42, 08/01/2019

Cyber-Heist That Impacted Millions Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector A billing collections agency that was hacked last year in an incident believed to impact millions of medical patients is now seeking a federal bankruptcy court’s protection from its own creditors.Read more......
01:00, 06/19/2019

Alleged Iranian hacker who aided cyber espionage attacks on the US unmasked For years, “Mr. Tekide” has been well-known as a red flag within international cybersecurity communities. The alias has managed to evade being publicly identified despite being deemed a top malware developer and hacker whose crypters – which are used...
20:56, 07/12/2019

Jeremy Hunt vows to step up fight against election cyber-attacks Foreign secretary to call for global action but say there is no proof of interference in UKJeremy Hunt is to promise the government will step up international efforts to prevent overseas cyber-attacks on elections, while insisting the UK has never su...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
10:14, 08/06/2019

Cyber Attacks Cost $45 Billion In 2018 As Ransomware Hits Hard An estimated two million cyber attacks in 2018 resulted in more than $45 billion in losses worldwide as local governments struggled to cope with ransomware and other malicious incidents, a study......
21:42, 07/09/2019

Trump administration taps disaster, cyber funds to cover immigration The Trump administration is shifting $271 million earmarked for disaster aid and cyber security to pay for immigration-related facilities, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a leading congressional Democrat said on Tuesday....
07:42, 08/28/2019

High-Level Cyber Intrusions Hit Bahrain Amid Tensions With Iran Suspected Iranian hackers infiltrated critical infrastructure and government computers in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain within the last month, raising fears among leaders in the region that Tehran is stepping up its cyberattacks amid growing ten...
07:56, 08/08/2019

G7 countries to simulate cross-border cyber attack next month: France Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cyber security attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Minimize Potential Cyber Hack Damage With These 11 Good Data Habits Cybercriminals and hackers are more aggressive than ever these days. With advanced technology, breaches are increasingly common, which puts companies and their customers at risk of fraud and identity theft. To avoid this, businesses need to be extra ...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Telegram Hit by DDoS Cyber-Attack, Users May Experience Connection Issues Telegram has been hit by a "powerful" distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack and users in the United States and other countries may experience connection issues....
15:56, 06/12/2019

Department of Home Affairs extends cyber consulting contract with Archtis The cybersecurity firm will continue to provide its professional consulting and IT strategic advisory services to the department for another 12 months....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Jobless Men In Madhya Pradesh 'Rent' Out Bank Accounts, Aid Cyber Crime Newly-opened bank accounts of unemployed people in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district are the latest tools used by the cybercriminal looking to park illicit money, the police has said, adding these......
21:28, 07/03/2019

Audit finds Australia Post not effectively managing cyber risks The government-owned entity that wants to build Australia's national identity system and conduct voting via blockchain has been called out by the Audit Office for not being 'cyber resilient'....
03:00, 07/05/2019

'Malicious cyber attack' exposes travelers' photos, says US customs agency Breach to a US Customs and Border Protection subcontractor has renewed concerns about facial recognition technologyA US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data breach has exposed travelers’ photos and license plate information, renewing concerns abo...
03:14, 06/11/2019

Texas ransomware attacks show big gaps in cyber defenses — expect more like them Local governments often share service providers, making many vulnerable at once, and ransomware can be used to mask more targeted activity by nation-states....
02:00, 08/23/2019

State cyber-attack poses big danger for UK banks - Bank of England A state-backed cyber-attack could secretly corrupt the records of British financial institutions over a period of months, posing a risk that banks would probably struggle to guard against on their own, a senior Bank of England policymaker said....
16:56, 06/18/2019

US Cyber Command warns of nation-state hackers exploiting Outlook The recent surge in state-backed hacking campaigns isn't dying down any time soon. US Cyber Command has reported that unnamed state actors are making "active malicious use" of a 2017-era Outlook vulnerability (long since patched) to escape the ...
08:00, 07/03/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have targeted U.S. government agencies, as well as sectors of the economy, including oil and gas, sending waves of spear-phishing emails, according to representatives of cyber...
15:42, 06/22/2019

Police suspend work with major forensics firm after cyber-attack More than half of outsourced case work disrupted due to Eurofins security breachPolice have halted all work with the UK’s largest private forensics provider after a ransomware attack, in the latest crisis to hit the forensics sector.Eurofins, which c...
19:14, 06/21/2019

Moody's, Israel's Team8 to create cyber risk standard for businesses Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global benchmark....
17:28, 06/27/2019

EnSilo is raising a series B to monitor and remediate cyber threats (Updated) EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
00:28, 06/05/2019

Cyber criminals hacked into Sackler heir's emails and took £1m from bank A member of the philanthropic Sackler dynasty fell victim to cyber criminals who hacked into his email account in an attempt to steal more than £3 million....
16:00, 06/26/2019

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased to announce that Former U.S. Secretary of State Hi...
01:00, 05/31/2019

American Tech Shudders as China Cyber Rules Are Expected to Get Tougher Proposed cybersecurity regulations by China are vexing U.S. businesses, who see the rules as new barriers to the Chinese market, and loom as a potential sticking point in coming U.S.-China trade talks....
06:14, 07/30/2019

US Cyber Official, British Telcos Said to Discuss Huawei in London Meeting The closed-door meeting comes after sources told Reuters last week that Britain has decided to bar China's Huawei Technologies from the core of its 5G network...
18:14, 05/01/2019

Moody's, Israel's Team8 to create cyber risk index for businesses Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global benchmark....
06:14, 06/27/2019

Hackers hit global telcos in espionage campaign: cyber research firm Hackers have broken into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and taken large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers from a cyber security company said on Tuesday, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espiona...
09:00, 06/25/2019

Cyber Criminals Are Making Bank Using Stolen Doctor Credentials on the Dark Net A new report by a leading cybersecurity firm finds that healthcare organizations are becoming an increasingly attractive target for criminal hackers due to the premium that black markets place on private health information—and in particular, the cred...
00:14, 06/06/2019

Cyber criminals steal $27M in Bitcoin by impersonating popular cryptocurrency exchange Police agencies from the UK and the Netherlands have arrested six people in connection with the theft of €24 million ($27 million) worth of cryptocurrency. According to a statement, the gang stole Bitcoin from at least 4,000 victims across 12 countri...
14:00, 06/26/2019

Scheer pledges ‘Canada Cyber Safe’ certification for digital products Scheer says the certification would ensure products that incorporate artificial intelligence or that can access the internet meet ethical and safety standards....
11:00, 09/07/2019

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the ...
23:56, 06/22/2019

Woman, 21, accused in alleged cyber fraud of superannuation and share accounts Melbourne woman is accused of being part of syndicate which used stolen identity information to drain millions from multiple accountsMillions of dollars have allegedly been siphoned from personal superannuation and share trading accounts as part of a...
09:14, 09/17/2019

DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts. (credit: Getty Images) With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise following the downing of a US military drone last week, the director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastr...
21:14, 06/24/2019

Washington seeks to rally its allies as Tehran says cyber attacks failed Iran said on Monday U.S. cyber attacks on its military had failed, as Washington sought to rally support in the Middle East and Europe for a hardline stance that has brought it to the verge of conflict with its long-time foe....
18:28, 06/24/2019

New spy czar: Cyber a bigger threat than illegal immigrants ‘crossing the Rio Grande’ President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s spy czar believes that digital and cyber attacks are a much bigger threat than illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border....
09:56, 07/30/2019

Kazakhstan begins intercepting citizens’ web traffic to ‘protect them from cyber threats’ The Kazakhstan government has started to intercept all HTTPS traffic from all devices within its borders effective July 17, reports ZDNet. Local internet service providers (ISPs) have been instructed by the government to force their citizens to insta...
09:28, 07/19/2019

Hackers steal data from telcos in espionage campaign: cyber firm Hackers broke into the systems of more than a dozen global telecom firms and stole huge amounts of data in a seven-year spying campaign, researchers from a cyber security company said, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage activities....
17:14, 06/25/2019

| US conducted cyber attack on Iran in response to drone downing - report The US has launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, according to US media reports....
13:42, 06/23/2019

U.S. cyber official, British telcos to discuss Huawei in London meeting Security officials from British telecoms operators are to meet with the leading U.S. diplomat on cybersecurity in London on Tuesday to discuss the risks of equipment made by China's Huawei, according to five people familiar with the matter....
19:28, 04/30/2019

U.S. Cyber Command Bolsters Allied Defenses to Impose Cost on Moscow Deployments to allied countries give the American military an early look at Russian online weapons and new tactics Moscow may intend to use on the United States....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Cyber threat intelligence: the key to trust and security for the digital finance world In 2017, the value per Bitcoin reached over €20,000 (£17,324) - a climax in the hype surrounding the cryptocurrency. However, confidence has been lacking for the price to remain stable. To date, online currencies are more speculation than...
12:00, 05/29/2019

Singapore tackling cyber talent shortage one capture the flag challenge at a time Singapore's Home Affairs Minister says it's important to address cyber threats through better regional and international cooperation, better government capabilities, and better public awareness....
05:14, 07/26/2019

Amazon says this year's Prime Day surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined Amazon also said that on Monday and Tuesday it sold more Amazon devices — like the Echo Dot, the Fire TV Stick and Alexa Voice Remote — over a two-day period than it ever has before....
15:56, 07/17/2019

Norsk Hydro sees higher cost of cyber attack as second quarter lags Norsk Hydro, one of the world's largest aluminum producers, said a cyber attack it sustained in March would cost it more than expected in the second quarter as it reported quarterly earnings that slightly lagged forecasts on Tuesday....
08:42, 07/23/2019

Morrison pledges AU$156m to build cyber workforce and fight cybercrime if re-elected The multi-million dollar investment will be used to thwart 'organised cybercrime gangs', build a cyber workforce, and help small businesses stay protected....
01:42, 04/29/2019

NASA is investigating some astronomical accusations against one of its astronauts, who’s accused of cyber space crime (NBC News)  NASA is investigating what it said is the first ever cyber space crime. The allegations involve astronaut Anne McClain, who’s currently in a divorce and custody dispute with her estranged wife, Summer Worden. According to NBC affili...
16:28, 08/27/2019

Amazon: Prime Day sales were bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined Consumers appear to have embraced Prime Day. The event drew more sales than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, said Amazon.       ...
22:56, 07/17/2019

Alleged Cyber Attack on Russia's Yandex Used Malware Tied to Western Intelligence Hackers believed to be working for Western intelligence agencies “broke into Russian internet search company Yandex from October to November 2018,” deploying a malware variant called Regin that is “known to be used by the ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence-sha...
22:28, 06/30/2019

College student who sought Trump tax returns in cyber 'prank' to plead guilty A recent graduate of Pennsylvania's Haverford College who tried to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns through a computer lab there has agreed to plead guilty to cybersecurity violations, federal prosecutors said on Monday....
07:28, 08/06/2019

Ransomware: Cyber-insurance payouts are adding to the problem, warn security experts "It seems like a fix but it really isn't". Paying the ransom might be the cheapest short-term option to get your data back, but it causes long-term problems....
20:00, 09/17/2019

Pompeo warns Britain: China using cyber threats to weaken 'special relationship' U.S. officials may have to curtail intelligence-sharing with Britain if it depends on Chinese telecommunications companies such as Huawei, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to London....
06:56, 05/09/2019

Russia and Iran expected to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks in Middle East Security solutions provider FireEye has said that Russia and Iran are looking to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks on OT [operational technology] targets in the Middle East in a bid to disrupt industrial production. OT consists of machinery equipment,...
12:42, 05/08/2019

The potential for a 'miscalculated' enemy cyberattack keeps me up at night, warns Pentagon cyber chief If there is one thing that keeps the Pentagon's cyber chief up at night, it's the potential for an enemy to "miscalculate" a cyberattack that creates much more damage than is intended....
07:42, 09/11/2019

"Chinese" Cyber Spies Targeting Belt And Road Initiative Players: Report A Chinese cyber espionage group is believed to be targeting key countries for China's Belt and Road Initiative, reveals a report by FireEye, an American cyber-security company....
01:14, 06/15/2019

Report: US Carried Out Cyber Attacks on Iranian Assets Tied to Revolutionary Guard Corps Donald Trump called off a military strike on undisclosed Iranian assets this week after reports Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a RQ-4A Global Hawk surveillance drone, the incident itself following accusations of Iranian responsibility for attac...
22:14, 06/22/2019

Iran silent over reported cyber strike, warns against 'wrong behaviors’ Iranian leaders didn't mention of reports of a U.S. cyberattack but did warn against "wrong behaviors" amid impending sanctions.        ...
21:56, 06/23/2019

French cyber-cops shut down Monero-mining botnet that infected 850,000 computers across 100 countries Authorities in France say they have shut down a cryptocurrency mining botnet that had infected more than 850,000 computers across 100 countries. France‘s “cybergendarmes” or more formally, the C3N digital crime-fighting center was alerted to the pote...
10:00, 08/29/2019

Trump accuses New York Times of 'virtual treason' over Russia cyber warfare report US president again accuses journalists of being ‘the enemy of the people’US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused the New York Times of “a virtual act of treason” after it reported the US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric ...
11:14, 06/16/2019

Audit rules Victoria's public health system as 'highly vulnerable' to cyber attacks The Victorian Auditor-General's Office finds health system could suffer the same fate as the UK's National Health Service and Singapore's SingHealth....
11:56, 05/29/2019

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice, as security forces fanned out across the capital...
02:28, 06/08/2019

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
17:28, 08/14/2019

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
06:56, 06/05/2019

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov Links DDoS Cyber-Attack to Hong Kong Unrest, China Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company's CEO said Thursday, linking it to the ongoing political unrest in Hong Kong....
15:14, 06/13/2019

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hong Kong, according to the CEO of Telegram.Read more......
14:00, 06/13/2019

MI5 stretched to breaking point by threats from terrorists, cyber criminals and neo-Nazi extremists, says security minister Assaults from all types of enemy, including cyber criminals, organised crime bosses, neo-Nazi right-wing extremists and terrorists, were leaving MI5 "stretched", security minister Ben Wallace has warned....
22:42, 06/02/2019

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
14:42, 06/15/2019

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' The Chinese government has said the 1989 crackdown on protesters in Tiananmen Square, which left hundreds of protesters dead, was not a mistake. The defense came days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the killings....
23:28, 06/02/2019

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement between May 19 and 23 had stayed in the U.S. after being ordered to leav...
18:42, 05/26/2019

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
15:42, 07/04/2019

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown Russian police rounded up more than 1,000 people in Moscow on Saturday in one of the biggest crackdowns of recent times against an increasingly defiant opposition decrying President Vladimir Putin's tight grip on power....
03:00, 07/28/2019

The Latest: Press advocate: Crackdown can happen anywhere SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco reporter whose home and office were raided by police (all times local): 2:40 p.m. A press advocate says he’s not surprised that police raided the home and office of a freelancer even in politic...
00:42, 05/22/2019

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
18:28, 06/15/2019

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and joined the protests out of a desire for change. (May 31)        ...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Church wants more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan Islamists The Catholic church in Sri Lanka says the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor "as if on war footing" in the aftermath of the Easter bombings....
09:56, 04/29/2019

“Operation Call It Quits” – Robocall Crackdown The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on robocalls. “Our message is simple: it’s time to call it quits,” Bureau of Consumer Protections Director Andrew Smith said Tuesday as he announced a collaboration with multiple law enf...
03:56, 06/26/2019

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious consequences” if they don’t keep users safe marks one of the biggest incursions by the Home Office in...
15:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 25 state and local agencies on Tuesday unveiled a crackdown on robocalls as a congressional panel approved a bill that would take new steps to reduce the unwanted calls....
00:56, 06/26/2019

Sudan hospital traumatized by bloody crackdown After the victims of a deadly crackdown on a protest camp started pouring into a Khartoum hospital, many previous patients there begged to leave in terror, overwhelming doctors....
20:28, 06/07/2019

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said “looking away can be fatal — we must c...
12:14, 06/22/2019

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega’s government and two prominent journalists have been freed from prison ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of people the opposition considers political prisoners...
21:00, 06/11/2019

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy Defence minister Wei Fenghe dismisses criticism that the incident was not handled properlyChina has defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student protesters in a rare public acknowledgement of the event, days before its 30th anniversary, saying ...
18:14, 06/02/2019

India tightens Kashmir crackdown with curfew Indian police have clashed with Shiite mourners at banned religious processions in Kashmir. Indian authorities have warned residents "not to venture out of their home" amid a tightening crackdown in the contested region....
20:28, 09/08/2019

Mexico Detains More Migrants as Crackdown Steps Up ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities reinforced efforts over the weekend to deter Central Americans and others from crossing Mexico to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande...
09:14, 06/24/2019

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, civil society groups in Sudan have said.Previous estimates put the number of...
14:56, 06/05/2019

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants tries to find space to sleep....
22:00, 06/19/2019

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a civil disobedience campaign launched Sunday....
09:28, 06/10/2019

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council said Thursday the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democracy sit-in earlier this month...
21:56, 06/20/2019

Mexico’s migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown At a migrant shelter near the Guatemala border food is cooked and children play on the patios and at night thin mattresses cover every inch of floor space, including part of the kitchen and the chapel, as migrants try to sleep in the over-capacity sp...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Federal Trade Commission and 25 additional federal, ...
22:56, 06/26/2019

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear back together with no anesthetic....
21:56, 06/05/2019

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and throwing more than a million people into concentration camps. But in Istanbul, 3,000 miles away, a co...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar An independent review of U.N. operations in the years before thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a brutal crackdown by Myanmar’s military concluded the organization’s many bodies failed to act together, resulting in “systemic and structural failures.”...
08:28, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant grapples with how to combat hoaxes and deceptions....
00:42, 05/31/2019

Russian crackdown on protesters seen as intimidation tactic MOSCOW — In just a few days, Sergei Abanichev was arrested, thrown in jail and charged with a crime that could keep him behind bars for up to eight years — all, he says, for throwing a paper cup into the air at an opposition protest in Moscow. The 25...
10:28, 09/03/2019

RPT-Moscow braces for another election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russians are expected to rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a police crackdown and a refusal by authorities to meet protesters' demands....
06:00, 08/10/2019

Muslims celebrate Eid despite severe crackdown in Kashmir The Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha was held in the India-administered region of Kashmir Sunday, without its traditional autonomy for the first time in decades....
03:00, 08/13/2019

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the first show of resistance among members of the Financial Services Committee since she became chairwoman i...
16:42, 06/21/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
06:28, 06/14/2019

Sudan activists say internet restored after crackdown Sudanese activists say internet service has been restored in the country, after a weekslong blackout imposed during a deadly crackdown earlier last month...
15:56, 07/10/2019

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
21:56, 07/10/2019

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Security Forces."...
15:14, 06/15/2019

U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown-source The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority, a person briefed on the matter said, the latest effort by the Trump administration t...
19:56, 05/22/2019

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-month-old child he falsely claimed was his son, U.S. immigration officials said....
12:56, 05/17/2019

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
00:00, 08/13/2019

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested the closed-door session, set for Tuesday afternoon. ...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying: “We don’...
20:42, 07/05/2019

Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies....
01:56, 09/12/2019

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term...
17:00, 05/22/2019

‘What is our crime?’: Detentions of politicians deepen crackdown in Kashmir To maintain control in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke autonomy for Muslim-majority Kashmir, India has sent thousands of troops to the region and detained hundreds of local politicians and party workers....
06:42, 08/13/2019

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — following his administration’s crackdown on union rival Airbnb. De Blasio will join the labor union...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
17:42, 06/05/2019

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60....
09:14, 06/05/2019

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared to more than 100....
02:00, 06/06/2019

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a dela...
02:00, 07/13/2019

Juul profits plummet amid federal crackdown Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their profits go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling product — mint flavored pods. Investors in the privately held San Francisco company have reduced their price ...
23:28, 09/13/2019

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that hardens ideological tensions between the rival powers....
13:28, 08/15/2019

Google cuts off Huawei after Trump administration crackdown The suspension amounts to a major blow to the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which will no longer receive access and support for Google’s proprietary apps like Gmail, YouTube and Chrome....
20:42, 05/20/2019

Trump says does not want to see a violent crackdown by China in Hong Kong U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would not want to see China violently suppressing protesters in Hong Kong and that President Xi Jinping could resolve the situation quickly if he met personally with protest leaders....
04:42, 08/16/2019

German state vows crackdown on criminal clans Intimidation, coercion, assault: clan crime is "not petty crime," according to the interior minister of Germany's most populous state. The problem had been "deliberately ignored" in the past, he said. But not any more....
09:14, 05/16/2019

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
18:00, 06/09/2019

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular livestreaming sites conspicuously shut down for......
16:00, 06/04/2019

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the......
03:56, 08/11/2019

YouTube issues sitewide crackdown on ‘hateful’ videos YouTube will yank down and ban “hateful” and “supremacist” videos — including those that deny violent, well-documented events such as the Holocaust, the company announced Wednesday. “Today, we’re taking another step in o...
20:56, 06/05/2019

El Salvador eyes crackdown on gangs over killings of police SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s new National Police chief says he has been ordered to crack down on gangs in the face of rising attacks on security forces. Mauricio Arriaza Chicas says new President Nayib Bukele is taking a stron...
01:28, 06/13/2019

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition forces....
08:42, 06/05/2019

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of......
05:28, 07/13/2019

Mexico officials detain more migrants as crackdown steps up Mexican authorities are reinforcing efforts to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande in the north...
05:14, 06/24/2019

'Everyone gets paid': Mexico’s migration networks are thriving despite crackdown President López Obrador says new immigration plan is working, but huge numbers of people still travel north – aided by smugglers’ bribesMario Rosales is organising travel arrangements for his latest clients, a Honduran woman and her two primary schoo...
02:14, 09/13/2019

U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown: source The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority, a person briefed on the matter said, the latest effort by the Trump administration t...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Associa...
17:42, 06/09/2019

Money-laundering watchdog unveils crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
18:42, 06/21/2019

LIRR employees refusing to work overtime after MTA crackdown Hundreds of Long Island Rail Road workers are refusing to work overtime shifts this weekend to protest the MTA’s crackdown on OT abuse, according to a new report. The agency is planning to use its police force to monitor workers’ attendan...
03:14, 05/11/2019

2020 Democrats fume at DNC over debate criteria crackdown With the deadline to qualify for next month’s third round of Democratic presidential debates closing in, the Democratic National Committee is facing an angry chorus of criticism from the candidates not likely to make the cut....
09:42, 08/27/2019

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years.       ...
14:56, 06/17/2019

Central Americans pursue US dream despite Mexico crackdown SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) — A near-death experience in the Arizona desert a year ago won’t deter Francisco Pérez from another attempt to migrate to the U.S., nor will an increased police presence in southern Mexico. The 23-year-old Guatemalan ...
20:42, 06/10/2019

Kashmir leaders placed under arrest amid security crackdown Public gatherings are banned, schools are closed and internet services cut as tensions rise in disputed region Prominent politicians in Indian-administered Kashmir have been placed under house arrest, while communications to Kashmir valley have been ...
11:00, 08/05/2019

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three unnamed U.S. officials....
20:28, 06/21/2019

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Is Curiously Sparing the Bosses Let’s say you’re a piece of shit who wants to reduce the number of undocumented immigrants in this country, for whatever dumbass reason—just pure racism, or because they’re takin’ our jobs, or because MAYBE ISIS???? Surely, with your totally consiste...
20:14, 05/31/2019

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
04:14, 06/17/2019

Vanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice' Nation suffering disproportionately from climate emergency to phase in ban, believed to be world first, by DecemberIt is but a tiny speck in the Pacific Ocean, but the island state of Vanuatu is leading the global fight against plastic waste. The nat...
13:14, 06/22/2019

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend “rescue” of nearly 800 migrants packed into semi-trailers. Marcelo Ebrard says mor...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Rep. Crenshaw slams AOC, Democrats on border crackdown: 'They don't want solutions' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is using the border crisis to call President Trump evil not to find real solutions, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas told Fox News....
18:14, 07/22/2019

Russian police detain over 800 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration was illegal....
23:42, 08/03/2019

Arrests Jump In China's Xinjiang Amid Crackdown The number of people arrested and imprisoned in China's Xinjiang skyrocketed in 2017, according to official data, as Beijing tightens its grip on the troubled region with surveillance and mass......
17:00, 09/02/2019

Mystery American gets caught up in Hong Kong crackdown Video of the arrest by Hong Kong police of a man who appeared to an American went viral Saturday as social media users publicized the violence that accompanied the 13th week of protests against Chinese overreach in the city. “What charge is thi...
10:42, 09/01/2019

Trump EPA rolls back Obama’s coal crackdown Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday finalized the agency’s plan for replacing Obama-era regulations on emissions from coal-fired power plants, part of a long-running effort by the Trump administration to roll bac...
19:56, 06/19/2019

General strike launched in Sudan after security crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan on the first day of a general strike called by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council...
18:14, 06/09/2019

| Scores of DRC media 'closed' in crackdown: rights group Dozens of media outlets have been shut down in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the latest crackdown against journalists, a local media rights group says....
20:28, 09/03/2019

Sudanese protesters rally to condemn June crackdown Thousands of Sudanese have joined protests condemning a deadly crackdown last month, as tensions remain high despite recent progress toward a power-sharing deal with the ruling military council...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Venture-Capital Stalwart Fights Crypto Crackdown Andreessen Horowitz, a venture-capital firm known for early investments in companies including Facebook, is putting up a fight against Washington’s cryptocurrency crackdown....
22:28, 09/01/2019

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants when the two leaders meet at the White House on Monday amid their countries' strained relations....
21:28, 07/21/2019

Russian opposition plans new election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping police crackdown and ban on the event....
06:42, 08/03/2019

Russian Police Detain Nearly 700 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the......
20:28, 08/03/2019

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" since then....
12:56, 06/02/2019

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
03:28, 06/17/2019

Twitter’s crackdown on bots and abuse is finally paying off Twitter’s stock soared nearly 10 percent after the social network said moves to ban bots and bad actors are luring new users and advertisers. The San Francisco-based company’s quarterly results on Friday beat Wall Street’s expectations on revenue, ra...
17:56, 07/27/2019

Trial of Armenia’s ex-president opens over police crackdown YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A court in Armenia has opened a trial of the country’s former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago. Robert Kocharian, who has been jailed since December on charges ...
17:14, 05/13/2019

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe has increased by 50% after a concerted effort by enforcement agencies to tackle the problem.Eels are i...
19:14, 06/27/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term....
21:28, 05/22/2019

FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its law enforcement partners are cracking down on robocallers. Today, the FTC announced that it's filed 94 actions against organizations responsible for more than one billion illegal calls. As part of "Oper...
19:00, 06/25/2019

China tightens security around Tiananmen on anniversary of crackdown Tourists thronged Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Tuesday amid tighter-than-usual security, although most visitors approached by Reuters said they were unaware of the bloody crackdown on student-led protests 30 years ago or would not discuss it....
06:28, 06/04/2019

Trial of Armenia's ex-president opens over police crackdown A court in Armenia has opened a trial of the country's former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago....
19:56, 05/13/2019

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s trademark issue, according to insiders....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within a week...
01:28, 07/23/2019

46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.        ...
19:42, 06/06/2019

Russian Police Detain Nearly 800 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the......
01:14, 08/04/2019

Iran lacking cash to fund terror groups, domestic cyber agency short of funds, declassified intel shows Newly declassified intelligence shows that Palestinian terror group Hamas had to introduce “austerity plans” due to lack of funding from the Iranian regime....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Sudanese Protestors Say 60 People Have Died in This Week’s Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood ...
10:00, 06/05/2019

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abortions has long been used in lifesaving research. New restrictions are ending such work at the Nationa...
19:14, 06/08/2019

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammunition, set tents alight and beat fleeing protesters...
18:56, 06/06/2019

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
17:42, 06/06/2019

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a political foothold....
21:28, 08/02/2019

Streets empty in Sudan’s capital after deadly army crackdown Streets in the Sudanese capital were empty on Tuesday, a day after a pro-democracy sit-in was violently overrun by the country’s ruling military authorities, who say they want to stage early elections...
10:14, 06/04/2019

Feds arrest 32 in kickoff of San Francisco drug, crime crackdown Federal officials said Wednesday that 32 people, many of them Honduran nationals, had been arrested in connection with two international operations that poured heroin and cocaine into San Francisco's notorious Tenderloin District....
03:28, 08/08/2019

Russian police accuse 10 of mass unrest in crackdown on eve of rally Russian authorities on Friday moved to press criminal charges against 10 people for their involvement in what they called mass unrest at an opposition protest last weekend, as defiant Kremlin critics vowed to hold another rally on Saturday....
17:56, 08/02/2019

On Tiananmen anniversary, Taiwan says China continues to cover up crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's president said on Tuesday, ahead of vigils in the region to commemorate the event....
06:28, 06/04/2019

President Widodo warns of crackdown as Jakarta protest continues Protests continued for a second straight night in Jakarta as supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed with police despite warnings of a severe crackdown against those who threaten national security....
12:56, 05/23/2019

With Pens, Paper and Motorcycles, Journalists Chronicle Kashmir Crackdown Kashmir’s newspapers, cut off from technology by the Indian government, are rising to the occasion to serve readers desperate for information in the war-torn region....
01:15, 08/13/2019

House rejects 2 AOC amendments to limit Trump border crackdown The Democratic-led House rejected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-led efforts Friday to curb President Trump’s border crackdown. Two amendments Ocasio-Cortez authored to a defense authorization bill failed to get enough support from her colleagues on t...
02:28, 07/13/2019

Group says arrests raise fears of fresh crackdown in Egypt CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group says the recent arrests of a rights lawyer and an activist have raised fears of a fresh crackdown by Egyptian authorities on dissent. Amnesty International said late Friday that Egyptian prosecutors ordered ...
12:28, 05/18/2019

'I thought they would kill me': Thai dissidents targeted in brutal crackdown Ever since sham elections in March, activists have been singled out in a series of brutal attacks as the military tightens its grip on power The blows came hard and heavy on Sirawith Seritiwat’s head. The four men, dressed in motorcycle helmets, blac...
04:42, 07/22/2019

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
05:42, 05/26/2019

Mexico Detains Fewer Migrants as Crackdown Discourages Movement Mexico’s apprehensions and deportations of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. remained high in July, but fell from the previous month as a policy reversal that cracked down on irregular migration deters attempts to cross Mexico’s sout...
06:14, 08/05/2019

Google and Facebook Are Facing a Crackdown in Australia After a Sweeping Probe Google and Facebook Inc. are facing a regulatory crackdown in Australia after an inquiry highlighted concerns about their market power and impact on the media industry, adding to a barrage of global action against the technology giants. A final repor...
11:00, 07/26/2019

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
00:14, 06/05/2019

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens of protesters were killed by the army and militia....
11:28, 06/04/2019

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy....
11:56, 06/04/2019

Sudan: Thousands rally to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Protesters have called for justice for those killed in a brutal raid on a Khartoum camp. The military and civilian opposition still can't agree to share power months after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
21:28, 07/13/2019

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he showed how China built internment camps and surveillan...
11:56, 05/21/2019

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed to build the Chinese economy....
03:42, 05/24/2019

| Sudanese protesters demand justice for army crackdown victims Thousands of Sudanese protesters have poured onto the streets of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a sit-in outside the army headquarters that killed more than 100 people....
22:14, 07/13/2019

Tanzanian rhino population soars ‘by 1,000%’ after poaching crackdown, imports Endangered rhino populations in Tanzania rose by 1,000 per cent after officials said the country’s government quashed organized gangs guilty of substantial poaching....
23:00, 07/12/2019

New Documents Show Power Games Behind China’s Tiananmen Crackdown A book released in Hong Kong reveals how after the 1989 massacre, China’s top officials united to denounce an ousted leader and embrace a darkly wary worldview....
05:56, 05/31/2019

Nu Skin shares plunge 16% as China crackdown hits revenues Shares of beauty and wellness products company Nu Skin tanked on Wednesday after the company said China's crackdown on health products is weighing on sales....
19:00, 07/17/2019

Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
00:42, 08/11/2019

India scraps special status for Kashmir amid crackdown India's government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of the country, the most far-reaching move on the troubled Himalayan territory in nearly seven decades....
10:14, 08/05/2019

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's Tiananmen Square - to mark 30 years since China's......
17:42, 05/21/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
04:00, 06/08/2019

| In blow to big pharma, Canada enacts drug-price crackdown The Canadian government announced final regulations that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the world....
17:42, 08/10/2019

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Thousands demonstrated in cities across Sudan on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces killed dozens when they stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum....
22:14, 07/13/2019

A military crackdown in Hong Kong would backfire on China's economy The idea of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the streets of Hong Kong seemed unthinkable just a few weeks ago. Now it is being considered a possibility....
07:28, 08/07/2019

| Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown A top Sudanese general as vowed to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens and left hundreds wounded....
08:42, 06/17/2019

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway stations and 50 bus routes. Among the ranks will be 200 redeployed MTA cops, 100 Bridge and Tunnels off...
22:42, 06/17/2019

'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it did not have a unified strategy and lacked Security Council support, according to an internal report....
22:42, 06/17/2019

Universities Face Federal Crackdown Over Foreign Financial Influence The Education Department has begun a crackdown on colleges and universities that fail to disclose gifts from foreign governments, fearing undue influence....
18:28, 08/30/2019

Mexico’s border crackdown sends migrants south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.        ...
13:28, 06/21/2019

YouTube's channel removals soar following hate speech crackdown YouTube's tougher stance on hate speech has led it to culling much, much more conent than it has in the past. The Google-owned video service has revealed that it removed over 17,000 channels and 100,000 videos for hate speech, both fivefold inc...
22:42, 09/03/2019

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight, as one of the hitherto most welcoming destinations for the migrants in South Ame...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
20:00, 06/21/2019

Drug Crackdown In Northern Kentucky Town Nets Indictments DAYTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say more than 20 people were indicated after a six-month investigation into drug trafficking in a northern Kentucky community. Media outlets report that authorities seized fentanyl, meth, cocaine and more drugs and fire...
18:28, 06/22/2019

Crowds at Venezuela protests diminish as fear of crackdown grows A modest crowd of Venezuelans took to the streets Saturday to show support for the opposition-led congress which is coming under increasing pressure from the government of President Nicolas Maduro....
21:14, 05/11/2019

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obrador said in the northern state of Chihuahua Saturday that the refusal to help foreigners in need is ...
23:14, 06/15/2019

Vietnam intensifies crackdown on online dissent: Amnesty report Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of conscience increase by almost a third since last year....
09:14, 05/13/2019

India says Pakistan's crackdown on militant group a 'cosmetic step' India said on Thursday Pakistan’s announcement of a crackdown on Hafiz Saeed, leader of a group blamed for Islamist militant attacks on Mumbai in 2008, lacked sincerity and meant to mislead foreign governments....
16:56, 07/04/2019

Huawei Chief Predicts Sales Will Flatline After Trump Crackdown Efforts to cut off the Chinese company from U.S. technology will crimp business over the next two years, said Ren Zhengfei, though he vowed a 2021 recovery....
12:14, 06/17/2019

Pakistan announces crackdown on militant leader Hafiz Saeed Counter-terrorism department opens 23 cases against Lashkar-e-Taiba leader and 12 aidesPakistani authorities have announced a crackdown against Hafiz Saeed, the leader of the group blamed for deadly attacks on Mumbai in 2008, amid growing internation...
16:56, 07/04/2019

Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under increasing pressure from the government of President Nicolás Maduro....
19:28, 05/11/2019

Tehran Orders Crackdown as Wealthy Use Ambulances to Beat Traffic Celebrities and even private tutors pay large sums of money use emergency vehicles to escape traffic in one of world’s worst cities for traffic jams....
11:28, 08/24/2019

Baghdad's crackdown on Iran-allied militias faces resistance At checkpoints leading into the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the flags of Brigade 30, a paramilitary force, still fly nearly two months after the Baghdad government ordered all militias to leave....
09:42, 08/29/2019

Huawei says Trump crackdown will cost it $30 billion as smartphone sales take a hit Huawei says they are anticipating a huge drop in smartphone sales. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
14:56, 06/17/2019

| Amnesty slams Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa over 'ruthless' rights crackdown Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has led a "ruthless" and systematic crackdown on human rights during his first year in office, according to an Amnesty International report on Monday....
00:28, 08/27/2019

Vietnam intensifies crackdown on online dissent - Amnesty report Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of conscience increase by almost a third since last year....
08:42, 05/13/2019

Trump Eyes Crackdown on Homelessness as Aides Visit California The president is pushing his administration to address surging homelessness in liberal cities he loves to hate, like Los Angeles. But his powers are limited....
02:56, 09/11/2019

Kashmiris allege night terror by Indian troops in crackdown Residents of Kashmir villages say Indian troops conducted acts of violence and intimidation in nighttime raids beginning just before the New Delhi government stripped the disputed region of its statehood last month...
03:56, 09/11/2019

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing criticism that some closed communities on the platform are uniting extremists and spreading fake news.The c...
07:28, 08/15/2019

Juul stock values plummet amid federal crackdown Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their stock valuations go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling product — mint flavored pods. Investors in the privately held San Francisco company have reduced the...
10:14, 09/14/2019

De Blasio all talk on crackdown of Times Square’s costumed creeps Mayor Bill de Blasio talked a big game Tuesday about cracking down on Elmo and other costumed creeps harassing tourists and New Yorkers alike in Times Square — but offered no concrete plans for how to do it. “We are going to be all over the situation...
19:56, 09/11/2019

Juul raises $325 million for global expansion amid US crackdown US e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global expansion as US lawmakers seek to crackdown on the vaping company, including in New York. Juul — 35% owned by Marlboro maker Altria Group...
21:56, 08/19/2019

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing for disaster. The indigenous organizer from the Fort Peck reservation in Montana fears that the prop...
15:28, 05/01/2019

Trump administration exploring police crackdown on homeless people A new report suggests law enforcement as ‘an important tool’ and escalates a recent push on California’s homelessness crisisThe White House has said it is exploring using police to remove homeless people from the streets, a vague threat that has esca...
21:56, 09/17/2019

Sexual assaults in U.S. military spike despite Pentagon attempts to crackdown The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say laid bare broken Pentagon promises of a crackdown....
22:14, 05/02/2019

Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Has Blunted Police Efforts to Be Tough on Crime Requests for U visas are declining, a sign that undocumented crime victims are losing hope in the program and are less inclined to help the authorities stop criminals....
18:00, 05/14/2019

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies after crackdown on Guaido allies Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro cracked down on allies of opposition leader Juan Guaido who supported his attempted uprising last week....
05:14, 05/10/2019

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
10:14, 05/27/2019

Rule-breaking City drivers rack up £25m in fines after Bank crackdown Motorists driving through the Square Mile were fined a record £25 million last year for flouting traffic rules, like going the wrong way up a one-way street....
14:56, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 6-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
18:01, 08/11/2019

China Backs Hong Kong Chief and Police Crackdown on Protesters China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs used a rare news conference to endorse the territory’s leader and the police’s handling of increasingly violent clashes, signaling that Beijing is unlikely to yield concessions as it pressures the semiautonomo...
06:14, 07/30/2019

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong charged in crackdown on protests Hong Kong authorities on Friday charged pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong with organizing an illegal protest as they tighten a clampdown on unrest that has plunged the Asian financial hub into its biggest political crisis in more than two decades....
20:01, 08/30/2019

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigating the death of a young woman in an alleged shooting of Salvadoran migrants by police last week....
03:00, 06/20/2019

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave of arrests and violent intimidation in an effort to undermine opposition plans for a widespread campai...
12:28, 06/09/2019

Ethiopia airs voice of alleged coup leader killed in crackdown Ethiopia has released a recording of the state militia commander it says led a failed coup attempt last week in which dozens of people, including five top officials, were killed....
16:56, 06/29/2019

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanes...
18:56, 06/09/2019

Pakistan announces terrorism finance crackdown on banned militant group Pakistani authorities announced a crackdown on Wednesday against Hafiz Saeed, leader of the group blamed for deadly attacks on Mumbai in 2008, amid growing international pressure to act against militant groups....
17:42, 07/03/2019

Google removes 210 YouTube channels in Hong Kong misinformation crackdown Google said Thursday that it had shut down 210 YouTube channels after the company learned they were tied to misinformation about the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
10:56, 08/23/2019

U.S. Senate leader: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable' U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unacceptable," while Trump administration officials urged all sides to refrain from violence....
23:42, 08/12/2019