Hackers leak personal data trove on Angela Merkel, top German politicians

Hackers leak personal data trove on Angela Merkel, top German politicians

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Hacked personal data of hundreds of German politicians was trickled out on Twitter for more than a month before government officials caught wind of it. The data, posted by a Twitter user named @_0rbit, included personal information on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, as well as phone numbers, documents and email addresses for top German politicians. […]

Google warns politicians to protect their personal accounts, too

Google warns politicians to protect their personal accounts, too

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This time, it’s personal. Campaign managers and staff for politicians watch vigilantly over their business email, monitoring their accounts for phishing attacks from potential hackers. But security experts say their personal accounts pose an even bigger risk.  Consider 2016 presidential election cyberattacks. John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, had 50,000 emails stolen from his personal […]

Huawei could face another ban in the US, this time on solar tech

Huawei could face another ban in the US, this time on solar tech

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Eleven US senators wrote a letter Monday urging Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to ban the sale of all Huawei solar products in the US. The senators cite concerns over the “national security threat” Huawei’s products pose to the country’s critical energy infrastructure. Huawei makes solar inverters, which convert direct […]