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Huawei has accused the US government of “using every tool at its disposal” to disrupt its business. In a press release on Tuesday, the Chinese tech giant said the US had launched cyber-attacks to infiltrate its networks and was threatening its employees.

The recorded telephone calls of 200,000 customers were left exposed on a cloud server for three years, an investigation by Verdict found. The firm behind the brand – Truly Travel – has now reported the breach to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Facebook has confirmed about 200 million phone numbers from members have been exposed in an online database.

Allegations that the North Korean government is responsible for getting over $2 billion in a long-running hacking campaign, including attacks on crypto-exchanges, are a “sheer lie,” says a spokesperson from the National Coordination Committee of the DPRK for Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Sunday [1st September].

Nepal police on Sunday [1st September] arrested five nationals from Durbar Marg for allegedly being involved in the ATM card forgery.

London’s Metropolitan Police Service has revealed that it supplied the images used in facial recognition scans carried out by the developers of the King’s Cross estate. The police force had previously said it had not been involved, but has now acknowledged that this was “incorrect”. London’s mayor has asked for a report to reveal exactly what data was shared with whom “as a matter of urgency”.

Danish researchers develop artificial intelligence to expose stock-market fraud.

A London gender identity clinic has mistakenly exposed details of close to 2,000 people on its email list. The Charing Cross Gender Identity Clinic sent patients an email about an art competition, with hundreds of others CC-ed in.

Apple says the Google security report on a hacking operation targeting iPhones was inacurate and created a false impression of “mass exploitation”
Apple hit back Friday at a Google research report suggesting iPhones may have been targeted by a long-running hacking operation, calling it inaccurate and misleading.

HackerOne, a hacker-powered pentesting and bug bounty platform, announced hackers earned more than $1.9 million in bounties during Las Vegas live hacking event, dubbed h1-702. Hackers found and reported 1,000 security flaws for participating companies.

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