SolarWinds products have been injected with malicious code by state-backed hackers

In a statement, SolarWinds, an IT company said, monitoring products that it had released earlier this year in March and in June may have been surreptitiously tampered with in a “highly-sophisticated, targeted and manual supply chain attack by a nation state.” The statement by SolarWinds comes even as the U.S. intelligence community is investigating cyber…

EU’s antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager eyes Amazon over usage of market sensitive merchant data

According to a source familiar with the matter at hand, online retail giant is set to face antitrust charges from the European Commission over its usage of merchant data, said EU’s antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager. The European Commission has been investigating the online retailer’s dual role, of that of a marketplace for merchants as well…

European Commission to investigate Microsoft over GDPR compliance

The European Union’s data protection supervisor will investigate whether Microsoft Corp is in compliance with the EU’s new GDPR rules. In a significant development, the European Union’s data protection supervisor disclosed, it has launched an investigation into whether services and products provided by U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp to EU institutions are in compliance with…

Singapore to investigate Uber Technologies’ deal with Grab

Uber Technologies’ deal to sell its Southeast Asian operations to rival Grab, announced earlier this week on Monday, is drawing flak from Singapore’s Competition Commission since it allegedly violates the country’s competition rules. On Friday, Singapore’s antitrust regulators said, it had grounds to believe that ride-services firm Uber Technologies Inc’s efforts to sell its Southeast…

Iran’s maturing cyber prowess is a growing menace: cyber experts

In its report, Singapore-based FireEye has detailed Iran’s growing cyber espionage capabilities which has now placed it among the “top five world cyber-power”. As per FireEye, an internet security firm, hackers who have been allegedly linked to Iran’s government have attacked computer systems at aerospace and petrochemical firms which belong to Saudi Arabia and the…