Italian oil-service company Saipem's Middle Eastern servers have sustained a cyberattack. Developing; details remain sparse (Bloomberg).
Cisco Talos finds secure instant messaging apps WhatsApp, Signal, and Telegraph vulnerable to side-channel attacks that could expose messages to hackers. Data may be secure in transit, but during processing or on a user's device, not so much.
Symantec notes the persistence of the Seedworm espionage group in the oil and gas sector.
Supermicro says a third-party audit of its hardware found none of the "Chinese spy-chips" a Bloomberg report said were there (TechCrunch).
French authorities investigate possible Russian influence over ongoing yellow vest unrest (Sydney Morning Herald). RT objects that "covering the news" isn't meddling. A fair point, but investigators are looking into whether fictitious personae are trolling #giletsjaunes in social media.
Huawei CFO Meng's bail hearing continues (CNN). She's proposed electronic monitoring as an alternative to custody, and has offered to arrange security. The proffered oversight by her husband and private security seems unlikely to convince the Supreme Court of British Columbia (Quartz). It's worth noting that Ms Meng is wanted by the US for alleged sanctions violations, not, as one might think from much coverage, on espionage or IP theft charges (CNBC).
CEO Sundar Pichai makes his appearance before the House Judiciary Committee today to discuss Google's "data collection, use, and filtering practices." His prepared remarks emphasize the company's American family romance. He may be asked about yesterday's disclosure of a Google+ breach: an API exposed 52 million users' data (SecurityWeek).