Vulnerability in BlackBerry’s QNX RTOS impacts cars and medical equipment

In a statement U.S. drugs regulator and a federal agency said, a cybersecurity vulnerability in a software designed by BlackBerry Ltd could put medical equipment and cars at heightened risks and expose highly sensitive systems to attackers. This warning comes in the wake of BlackBerry disclosing that its QNX Real Time Operating System (QNX RTOS) has…

Chinese state-sponsored hacking group HAFNIUM pillaged user inboxes which use Microsoft Exchange Server

In a statement, Microsoft cyber security experts along with cyber security experts from outside of the company said, a cyberespionage group from China has been remotely plundering email inboxes using 0-day exploits in Microsoft mail server software. In a blog post Microsoft said, the cyber-espionage group dubbed as HAFNIUM, a state-sponsored entity operating out of…

German agrees 100% depreciation of digital assets as part of economic stimulus measure

According to a statement from German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, Germany will provide an annual tax relief of around 2.3 billion euros as part of part of a new measure to support purchases of digital assets, including computer software hardware. German state government and the federal government agreed on Tuesday, that digital assets could be…

Florida security startup Corellium LLC wins lawsuit against Apple

A federal judge has dismissed Apple Inc’s copyright infringement claims against a Florida startup which makes software to help security researchers find vulnerabilities in Apple products, including in its iPhone. U.S. District Judge Rodney Smith ruled in favor of Corellium LLC saying its software which emulates Apple’s iOS operating system that runs iPads and iPhones,…

Air Canada Boeing 737-8 MAX suffers hydraulic low pressure in engine

In a statement Air Canada Boeing Co said, a Boeing 737-8 Max suffered an engine issue en route between Arizona and Montreal, forcing the crew to divert the aircraft to Tucson, Arizona. Shortly after the take-off, the plane’s pilots received an “engine indication” and “decided to shut down one engine,” said a spokesman for Air…

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…

Chinese EV startup Xpend raises $400 million in latest funding round

On Wednesday, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd backed Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Xpeng stated it has raised $400 million from investors including Xiaomi Corp, to fund its growth. The fundraising comes at a time when industry watchers as well as bankers describe as an increasingly tough financing environment for Chinese EV startups who are jostling…