Security News


The Mercenary Threat of U.S. Hackers-for-Hire Around the World – Bloomberg

… the Department of Defense and, often, from the National Security Agency. … department’s National Security Division has warned that “hackers-for-hire … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-09-22/the-mercenary-threat-of-u-s-hackers-for-hire-around-the-world&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFCN-sgB4cMKtBghVF7miTHiK8OqA


U.S. House Approves Bill to Ease Banking for Cannabis Companies – Bloomberg

That has meant they have extra security costs and logistical problems, even as marijuana increasingly becomes legal. Some three dozen states now allow … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-22/u-s-house-approves-bill-to-ease-banking-for-cannabis-companies&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNH8BXAjWIWNwAnegFNiLpRK9C1aLQ


Melbourne Boosts Security in Warning to Anti-Lockdown Protesters – Bloomberg

Australia’s Victoria state said it would come down hard against further protests after thousands of people demonstrated in Melbourne against Covid-19 … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-22/melbourne-boosts-security-in-warning-to-anti-lockdown-protesters&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNE-cbo2gTH3hW2LBYcl3feg7pcl-g


Biden, Morrison, Johnson Celebrate Sub Deal That Angered France – Bloomberg

… which calls for the U.S. and U.K. to provide nuclear submarines to Australia, “has great potential to benefit the whole of the world in security.”. https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-21/biden-morrison-johnson-celebrate-sub-deal-that-angered-france&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEGd5EMTKPiS9XeYsVSjsvofWlDMg


Hong Kong Quietly Widens China-Imposed National Security Law With Subtle Shift – Bloomberg

Hong Kong has quietly broadened the language it uses to describe national security violations, a shift lawyers said could expand the reach of a government … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-21/hong-kong-quietly-widens-china-imposed-national-security-law-with-subtle-shift&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEZz3kI8Iu-SlrmoL2PSsjQ8F-smQ


EU, U.S. Aim to Pledge More Enforcement to Curb China Risk – Bloomberg

… seeking stronger enforcement of investment-screening rules and trying to keep technology from being misused to threaten security and human rights, … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-21/eu-u-s-aim-to-pledge-more-enforcement-to-curb-china-risk&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFk_ZmykG3LFjigKbKC2ku9Nd23tA


Afghanistan Aftermath’s Risk of Terrorism Cited by Senate Panel – Bloomberg

Senator Rob Portman, a Republican from Ohio, during a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing in Washington, on Sept. 21. https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-21/afghanistan-aftermath-s-risk-of-terrorism-cited-by-senate-panel&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHJqT1VdUIxjz-zkvs26wYBDI3NgA


Chinese Hackers Target Indian Agency, Media Company, Report Says – Bloomberg

The agency had a “robust security system in place” that was constantly upgraded to maintain the “highest level of data security and integrity,” an email … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-21/chinese-hackers-target-indian-agency-media-company-report-says%3Futm_source%3Dgoogle%26utm_medium%3Dbd%26cmpId%3Dgoogle&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGNK1XpUpMJ139sg9fDO_moT5ZEpw


Chinese Hackers Target Indian Agency, Media Company, Report Says – Bloomberg

The chief information officer for the Times Group, Rajeev Batra, said an internal security report for the company described the intrusions as “non-serious … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-21/chinese-hackers-target-indian-agency-media-company-report-says&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEbpQ3vImrCq6Hcpfhpqc0geqxPow


U.S. Commerce Nominees Vow to Keep Key Tech Out of China’s Hands – Bloomberg

Alan Estevez, Biden’s pick as undersecretary to lead the Bureau of Industry and Security that oversees export controls, said he would work to stem “malign … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-21/u-s-commerce-nominees-vow-to-keep-key-tech-out-of-china-s-hands&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHAOBhK8w1UyZjQc4eZHmJE1wa3vg