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U.S. Issues Guidance to Companies Warning of Cybersecurity and Sanctions Risks Posed by IT Workers Directed by North Korea

On May 16, 2022, the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Treasury, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued combined guidance on efforts by North Korean nationals to secure freelance engagements as remote information technology workers by posing as non-North Korea nationals. Continue Reading

Hashtag Trending June 9 – IBM layoff in Russia; FBI shuts down SSN marketplace; Elon Musk threatens to ditch Twitter deal

IBM begins laying off its workforce in Russia, the FBI seizes a platform that sells stolen personal information, and Elon Musk threatens to walk away from the Twitter deal.   That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday, June 9, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara. IBM has […]

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Hashtag Trending June 7 – Taiwan chip restrictions; engineer sues Amazon for WFH costs; Ford wants to sell EVs online

Taiwan places harsh chip export restrictions on Russia and Belarus, a software engineer is suing Amazon for work-from-home costs, and Ford wants to move all EV sales online.

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Hashtag Trending May 11 – Apple says goodbye to the iPod Touch; Big tech companies face lawsuits from Russia; Tech companies laying off employees

Apple will discontinue its iPod Touch, big tech companies face lawsuits for pulling services in Russia, and tech companies are laying off employees due to a post pandemic reset. That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Wednesday, May 11, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara.  Apple will discontinue […]

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Canada and Five Eyes allies issue another plea to critical infrastructure firms to prepare for Russian cyber attacks

Canada and its allies in the Five Eyes intelligence co-operative have issued another warning to organizations in the critical infrastructure sectors to be prepared for cyberattacks from Russia as a response to governments helping Ukraine. Similar to a warning issued in March, it says “evolving intelligence” indicates that the Russian government is exploring options for […]

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