Day: April 24, 2021

Sources familiar with the investigation of SolarWinds breach say hackers from Russia’s SVR intelligence agency likely still maintain access to US networks (CNN)

CNN:Sources familiar with the investigation of SolarWinds breach say hackers from Russia’s SVR intelligence agency likely still maintain access to US networks  —  Washington (CNN)The White House’s top official on the response to the massive SolarWinds hack says the sweeping measures announced … Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210424/p14#a210424p14

China’s internet watchdog and other regulators jointly release new rules to regulate live-streaming e-commerce, requiring platforms to hire moderators, and more (Celia Chen/South China Morning Post)

Celia Chen / South China Morning Post:China’s internet watchdog and other regulators jointly release new rules to regulate live-streaming e-commerce, requiring platforms to hire moderators, and more  —  China’s internet and market watchdogs, along with several other regulators, issued new rules to regulate the live-streaming sector Influencers … Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210424/p13#a210424p13

As its trial with Apple approaches, a look at Epic’s antitrust arguments in court docs, and its previous, successful fights with gaming giants like Sony (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal:As its trial with Apple approaches, a look at Epic’s antitrust arguments in court docs, and its previous, successful fights with gaming giants like Sony  —  Tim Sweeney is responsible for one of the world’s most successful videogames.  Does he have what it takes to defeat the world’s biggest company? Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210424/p7#a210424p7

A researcher tricked ransomware operators into revealing their ransom payout structure, cash out schemes, and target acquisition strategies (CyberNews)

CyberNews:A researcher tricked ransomware operators into revealing their ransom payout structure, cash out schemes, and target acquisition strategies  —  During an undercover interview, a CyberNews researcher tricked ransomware operators affiliated with Ragnar Locker into revealing their ransom payout structure … Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210424/p4#a210424p4