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US Faces Security ‘Crisis’ on Chips, Commerce Secretary Says

The U.S. faces a national security “crisis” due to its lack of semiconductor production, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo told senators in a hearing … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-04-20/u-s-faces-national-security-crisis-on-chips-raimondo-says&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNG0HAn5CXq1rVaQmNhKi-VRo5Qvcw


QNAP fixes critical RCE vulnerabilities in NAS devices

The Daily Swig has sent additional questions to QNAP and Lynx Technology. We will update the article if and when we receive responses. This article … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://portswigger.net/daily-swig/qnap-fixes-critical-rce-vulnerabilities-in-nas-devices&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjgzMjVmMTg3YzNmN2FkZTk6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHk51gHzxBKJ5oGaGfx5d-W3eErGA


US Unveils Plan to Protect Power Grid From Foreign Hackers

Large utilities often have sophisticated security teams and pay for cutting edge monitoring technology, but it’s unclear how enthusiastically smaller … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-04-20/u-s-unveils-plan-to-protect-power-grid-from-foreign-hackers&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNFbN-Rfi6lRCKkJmAmzVilDESCfhw


New York MTA Kicks Off First-Ever Payroll-Tax Bond Deal

The MTA, the operator of the nation’s largest public-transit system, is issuing the debt backed by that tax to provide extra security to investors after … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-04-20/new-york-mta-kicks-off-first-ever-payroll-tax-bond-deal&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNENBtcUgi-X5VJVAhAzBgCnokKwlg


Vulnerability in Nagios XI exploited by cryptojacking crooks to hijack systems

Security flaw discovered in network monitoring software … The Daily Swig has asked Palo Alto’s research team to offer an estimated number of … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://portswigger.net/daily-swig/vulnerability-in-nagios-xi-exploited-by-cryptojacking-crooks-to-hijack-systems&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjgzMjVmMTg3YzNmN2FkZTk6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNGtXwZJ6uFUkxBbYeaEAMEOU_u9rw


Vaccinated Show Decrease in Covid Spread, Death: Johns Hopkins

Dr. Amesh Adalja, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security senior scholar, discusses vaccination of younger adults and Covid-19 transmission after … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2021-04-20/vaccinated-show-decrease-in-covid-spread-death-johns-hopkins-video&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEBsjTUS_gmiwz0n_prxyfsOwQsag


Merkel’s Bloc May Not Survive Her Departure

Ethiopia told the United Nations Security Council that Egypt and Sudan haven’t negotiated in good faith on a controversial Nile dam and asked it to … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/newsletters/2021-04-20/merkel-s-bloc-may-not-survive-her-departure&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEOifMUUo4q-SqnuBu5BJ-wtvGuZA


Colleges’ Foreign Cash at Risk as Congress Targets China’s Clout

Senators propose security scrutiny of some grants, contracts · China biggest single source of overseas money to universities … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-04-20/colleges-foreign-cash-at-risk-as-congress-targets-china-s-clout&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEyK_EtmKNcIeGgOQKViNAEzdxwwQ


Colleges’ Foreign Cash at Risk as Congress Targets China’s Clout

Senators propose security scrutiny of some grants, contracts · China biggest single source of overseas money to universities … https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-04-20/colleges-foreign-cash-at-risk-as-congress-targets-china-s-clout&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNEyK_EtmKNcIeGgOQKViNAEzdxwwQ


Shock Veto of Billion-Dollar Hungary Deal Sparks Dutch Complaint

… save jobs or for national-security reasons, the Orban administration’s intervention raised concern because it didn’t seem to match those categories. https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-04-20/shock-veto-of-billion-dollar-hungary-deal-sparks-dutch-complaint&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGmI4ZmJhZDk5YTU5NzM0NzE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHEUt2hblXRqctcOQ2BN9Sdv-Y6SA