UK wants more secure products as ‘Hack Friday’ sales get under way

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Apple Decision to sue This week, Israeli spyware maker NSO is part of a series of steps to thwart hackers beyond the surveillance software installed on the iPhone.

The other end is to create hardware and software that can’t be hacked in the first place, where Apple can have some success. “Apple devices are the safest consumer hardware on the market,” said Craig Federighi, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering. The company quoted the study We found that other mobile platforms were 15 times more malware infected than the iPhone, with less than 2% of mobile malware targeting iOS devices.

The UK Government is currently taking steps to ensure that other manufacturers of connected gadgets can run the game. NS Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill (PSTI)Is submitted to Congress on Wednesday, demanding that manufacturers, importers, and distributors of such products “meet strict new cybersecurity standards-impose heavy fines on those who do not comply.” ..

New regulations This includes prohibiting guessable default passwords preloaded on the device, requirements for full disclosure of security updates planned at the time of sale, and makes it easy for security researchers and others to report bug findings. Includes obligations to.

The new regime is overseen by regulatory agencies and has the authority to order a ban on the sale of products and fine companies up to £ 10m or 4% of global sales and even up to £ 20,000 per day. In case of an ongoing violation.

Target devices include smartphones, smart TVs, game consoles, security cameras, baby monitors, smart home hubs and appliances, voice activation assistants, smart thermostats, and wearable fitness trackers.

The expansion of the range of connected and accessible products is certainly astounding. Which is the consumer watchdog?Label Black Friday as Hack Friday In last week’s report. With over 1,800 smart tech products on the market, including doorbells, wireless cameras, alarms and tablets, and using poorly secured apps, users are exposed to hackers and data privacy breaches.

Internet of Things (5)

1. US blacklists Chinese quantum computing companies
The move that makes it nearly impossible for US companies to sell technology to listed companies is Targeted a total of 27 entities, Includes 12 affiliates in China and 2 affiliates in Japan and Singapore. In addition to quantum computing, the list included companies in the semiconductor and aerospace industries.

2. SK Hynix was hit by US technology transfer pressure
US opposition to South Korean chip maker SK Hynix Plan to upgrade factory in China It threatens the competitiveness of the company. According to analysts, SK Hynix will need to install the latest machines manufactured by ASML in the Netherlands within the next three years in order to catch up with other global chip makers such as Samsung and Micron. Richard Waters Inside Business Column This week we’ll see how Intel is overtaken by US rivals Nvidia and Qualcomm in stock market value, and AMD is approaching.

3. Cryptographic Kazakh Winter
The massive migration of crypto miners from China has contributed to the emergency shutdown of three major power plants in Kazakhstan last month.National Grid operator Kegoc warned It starts distribution power To 50 cryptominers registered with the government.

4. Iniesta scores a crypto own goal
As a crypto exchange and token promotion in the sports boom, Spanish market regulators Had to warn One of the country’s football heroes over his explicit endorsement of Binance, without warning his followers about the risks. Andres Iniesta, who scored the winning goal in Spain’s 2010 World Cup championship, used the exchange to post his Twitter photo.

5. Why the competition to use nuclear fusion has accelerated
Scientists have a 60-year mission to answer one of the most complex problems of energy. Use the power of the sun Produces clean, endless electricity on earth. No group has been able to generate more energy from a fusion reaction than the system consumes. But now scientists are optimistic.

Transfer from Sifted — European Startup Week

Individual investors have long been part of the startup ecosystem and have written small checks for very early stage businesses. However, the big investment was left to venture capital.This is all changing The rise of “Solo GP”Individuals have raised more than $ 100 million on their own, rocking the world of start-ups and investment. This trend started in the United States but is now heading to Europe. The latest to break the ranks and launch a solo fund is Manugupta, a former Lake Star partner who recently founded Blue Lion Capital. He confirmed that he had sifted.. Gupta has partners who manage the operational aspects of its portfolio, but Gupta is the main investment and funding brain.

Elsewhere in European start-ups this week, the collapse of energy start-ups Light bulbs are a blow to investors The stake was worth tens of millions.New startup Gelatex It is said that cultured meat can be reduced by 90%.When YababaA grocery delivery company focused on multicultural produce raised a $ 15.5 million seed round after some Other similar start-ups In the last few weeks.

Social media services are linked

Social media services are linked

It’s easy to link from other social media services to see other social media services. Axios Sarah Fisher reports, As they become more relaxed about the use of competing products by members. Twitter has Finally ended the policy As a result, users had to click on the Instagram link shared on Twitter to view the shared photo.Growth in the creator economy has also created pressure to allow Link in bio When Link to purchase According to the information, the function. In another example, Bitly Release This month’s Link Ranch Pad is a landing page that allows users to share multiple links from their social media profiles. And the link tree, which is a “link in bio” service, Created an integration At the Shopify storefront.

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