Cybersecurity

Trump Ban Means Huawei’s Newest Smartphones Won’t Use Official Android

Huawei Technologies received another 90-day stay of execution exempting the manufacturer from some U.S. technology sanctions. However, the latest smartphone releases from Huawei may not come with the licensed version of Google’s Android operating system. Reuters quotes executives at Google explaining that this reprieve will not extend to any new devices. Therefore Huawei “may not be able to […]

Cybersecurity

New Homeland Security Initiative To Fight Ransomware Before The 2020 Election

Reuters reports, the U.S. government is planning a program focusing on protecting voter registration databases from ransomware ahead of the 2020 presidential election. The initiative will be led by the Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Local governments have been targeted by ransomware in several recent high profile attacks […]