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Guilty: The Romanian ransomware mastermind who infected Trump inauguration CCTV cams

A Romanian woman has admitted running a ransomware operation from infected Washington DC's CCTV systems just days before President Trump was sworn into office in the US capital. Eveline Cismaru, 28, pled guilty this week to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and one count of conspiracy to commit computer fraud, …
Iain Thomson, 21 Sep 2018
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Trump pulls trigger in US-China tit-for-tat tariff tiff: 10% slapped on $200bn of imported kit

US President Donald Trump has slapped 10 per cent import tariffs on US$200bn of gear arriving in America from China. This is on top of a package of tariffs on $50bn of incoming Chinese-made parts used for “aerospace, information and communication technology, and machinery,” that was imposed earlier this year. China, …
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Pull your chair closer: It's the Reg autumn lecture series

Summer's fading and the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness is dawning. As the evenings darken, The Reg is proud to unveil its full season of autumn lectures. A quick reminder that University of East Anglia school of law senior lecturer Paul Bernal joins readers on September 27 to explore the impact fake news and trolls …
Gavin Clarke, 10 Sep 2018
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$200bn? Make that $467bn: Trump threatens to balloon proposed bonus China tech tariffs

US President Donald Trump is threatening to tack import duties on $267bn of imported Chinese tech gear and other goods – on top of the $200bn already planned. The President told reporters aboard Air Force One on Friday that he may expand his proposed tariffs as part of his ongoing trade war with China in which the two nations …
Shaun Nichols, 7 Sep 2018
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Grubby, tortuous, full of malware and deceit: Just call it Lionel because the internet is MESSY

Reg Lectures Trolls, fake news, Russian bots, radicals – there's plenty to put you off going online. And there's many a politician ready to clamp down on and control the internet, in an attempt to conquer these dark forces bruising our society, systems and discourse. But attempting to control the internet isn't just wrong – it's …
Team Register, 13 Aug 2018
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Space, the final Trump-tier: America to beam up $8bn for Space Force

Mike Pence, the Vice President of the United States, on Thursday formally announced that his administration hopes to bankroll, no, not universal healthcare for all Americans. Not better support for armed forces veterans. Not improved public education. No, here in the Land of the Free, we're getting a space force by 2020. It …
Katyanna Quach, 10 Aug 2018
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Make Sammy Great Again: Surprise – Samsung chucks cash at manufacturing

Analysis Samsung has pledged to splurge $160bn on technology investment over three years, as the global smartphone market matures. decline Worldwide smartphone shipments DOWN for first time ever READ MORE In March, Samsung became the world's No.1 semiconductor manufacturer, knocking Intel off the top spot for the first time since …
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US trade ban hammers Chinese telco giant ZTE to the tune of $790m

Chinese phone and network maker ZTE has outlined the extent of the damage it suffered due to the early 2018 trade ban imposed by the US – a first quarter net loss of ¥5.4bn ($790m, £602m). shutterstock_222258445-roadblock ZTE now stands for 'zero tech exports' – US govt slaps 7-year ban on biz READ MORE The slide into loss …
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Trump 'not normal' FCC commish reveals amid Sinclair-Tribune mega-media-merger meltdown

Controversy over a proposed $4bn merger of Sinclair Broadcasting and Tribune Media in the US has blown up again – after a commissioner on America's media watchdog, the FCC, blasted President Trump's public backing of the deal. "This is not normal," FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel told CNN on Sunday in response to Trump's …
Kieren McCarthy, 30 Jul 2018

Microsoft: The Kremlin's hackers are already sniffing, probing around America's 2018 elections

Microsoft says it has already uncovered evidence of Russian government-backed hacking gangs attempting to interfere in the 2018 US mid-term elections. Speaking at an event in Aspen, Colorado, earlier this week, Microsoft vice president of security and trust Tom Burt revealed that the FancyBear hacking group has already begun …
Shaun Nichols, 20 Jul 2018
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Indictment bombshell: 'Kremlin intel agents' hacked, leaked Hillary's emails same day Trump asked Russia for help

American prosecutors have accused 12 suspected Russian spies of hacking Democrat and Hillary Clinton campaign officials to publicly leak their sensitive emails and potentially influence the 2016 US Presidential Election. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein today announced criminal conspiracy charges against a dozen people …
Shaun Nichols, 13 Jul 2018

China wins one, loses one in US trade spats

ZTE has had some good news in America, but China Mobile has had bad news. ZTE's been given a limited reprieve in the form of an authorisation (PDF) from the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security that lets it keep trading. The Department's document allows the company to: Continue operating and maintaining …
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Wires, chips, and LEDs: US trade bigwigs detail Chinese kit that's going to cost a lot more

The Trump administration is moving forward with its plans to implement tariffs on Chinese goods coming into America. On Friday, it published a list of products totaling $34bn that will be subjected to a 25 per cent charge to importers, and another $16bn worth of goods that could be added to the list. The US Trade …
Shaun Nichols, 15 Jun 2018
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Trump's ZTE deal challenged by Senate

United States senators have mobilised against president Trump's plan to allow ZTE to resume dealings with American companies. The ban that brought the Chinese vendor to its knees was reversed by US president Donald Trump as a favour to Chinese president Xi Jinping. Left out of that equation, however, is the position of US …
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ZTE can't buy chips from America – but can still get sued for patent infringement in the US

Chinese phone maker ZTE will have to face a patent infringement lawsuit in the US, despite its handsets being effectively barred from sale in America. On Wednesday a Northern Texas US District Court judge tossed the Chinese company's motion to dismiss a patent infringement case filed by a Texas-based mobile software developer …
Shaun Nichols, 31 May 2018
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US-China trade war is back on: White House repeats threat to tax Middle Kingdom imports

US President Donald Trump has put a missile, in the form of trade sanctions, back on the launchpad, started fueling it, and programmed its computer to strike Beijing. The countdown clock for liftoff is set for mid-June. In March, America's commander in chief threatened to increase the tax on Chinese imports, which would affect …
Shaun Nichols, 29 May 2018
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President Trump broke US Constitution with Twitter bans – judge

Donald Trump has broken the United States Constitution, a New York district court ruled Wednesday, putting the US president in legal hot water. So what was it? His constant interference in the Russia investigation that is looking into collusion with foreign powers? Nope. The money he continues to take from foreign governments …
Kieren McCarthy, 23 May 2018
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WikiLeaks is wiki-leaked. And it's still not even a proper wiki anyway

Julian Assange's WikiLeaks – that bastion of fiercely independent journalism – privately urged the Trump campaign to not concede the 2016 presidential election, to contest the result as rigged, and asked for one of Donald's tax returns so as to appear impartial and nothing whatsoever to do with Russia's meddling in the White …
Shaun Nichols, 14 Nov 2017

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