Explainer: Bezos allegations put phone hacking technology in the spotlight

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25th January

Allegations that Amazon.com boss and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos had his phone hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have put a spotlight on the security of smartphones and the secretive tools used to hack them.


Trump speaks with British PM Johnson about telecoms security: White House

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24th January

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday discussed the security of telecommunications networks with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the White House said, as Britain nears a decision on Huawei’s role in the country’s future 5G network.


New U.S. curb on Huawei in limbo amid pushback from Pentagon: sources

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24th January

The U.S. Commerce Department has withdrawn a rule aimed at further reducing sales to China’s Huawei Technologies amid concerns from the Defense Department the move would harm U.S. businesses, people familiar with the matter said.