Exclusive: U.S. Homeland Security found SEC had ‘critical’ cyber weaknesses in January

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security detected five “critical” cyber security weaknesses on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s computers as of January 23, 2017, according to a confidential weekly report reviewed by Reuters. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The report’s findings More...

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By news On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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U.S. consumer finance agency expected to punish Equifax: lawyers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. consumer finance watchdog agency is expected to punish Equifax (EFX.N) for its cyber breach with the wide-ranging powers it has used with Wall Street, former agency officials More...

By news On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Hack of Wall Street regulator rattles investors, lawmakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wall Street’s top regulator came under fire on Thursday about its cyber security and disclosure practices after admitting hackers had breached its database of corporate announcements More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Hack of U.S. securities regulator rattles investors, stirs doubts

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s top regulator faced questions on Thursday about its defenses against cyber criminals after admitting hackers breached its electronic database of corporate announcements More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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EU eyes solo move to increase tax on online giants, risking U.S. anger

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission said on Thursday it may seek to implement tax reform to raise more revenue from online giants without the backing of the United States and other rich nations, More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Saudi is lifting Skype, WhatsApp ban, but will censor calls

RIYADH (Reuters) – The Saudi government is lifting a ban on calls made through online apps on Thursday but will monitor and censor them, a government spokesman said. All online voice and video call services More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Twitter to meet Congressional panel probing 2016 election

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc representatives will meet with the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence staff next week in relation to inquiries into the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a company representative More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Google to buy part of HTC’s smartphone operations for around $1 billion: source

HONG KONG/TAIPEI (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google is set to announce a deal to acquire part of Taiwanese firm HTC Corp’s (2498.TW) smartphone operations for about $1 billion, a source with More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Apple concedes new watch has connectivity glitch

(Reuters) – Apple Inc’s on Wednesday conceded its latest smartwatch unveiled a week ago has problems with its most important feature: the ability make phone calls and access data without an iPhone nearby. More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Facebook to add more human review to ad system: COO Sandberg

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc will add “more human review and oversight” to its ad-buying system, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Wednesday, responding to rising criticism that More...