The Wall Street Journal says the US Justice Department is preparing criminal charges against Huawei in a case involving alleged theft of intellectual property from T-Mobile. Reuters reports that two bills pending in Congress would give the US Government more latitude to act swiftly against sanctions violations and other misbehavior by foreign companies. The measures are seen as directed against China.
Trend Micro reports a large Magecart campaign operated through a compromised advertising supply chain.
How secure are industrial radio controllers? Apparently less secure than a garage door opener, a Trend Micro study suggests. The RF controllers are also connected to far more consequential systems than a garage, and interface with significant safety measures.
Its creator may be behind bars, but ZDNet notes that the NanoCore remote access Trojan continues to circulate in the wild. Fortinet researchers are observing the RAT's propagation via malicious Word documents. The malware is proving unusually resistant to eradication from infected systems.
Dark Reading reports that a major data exposure at the Oklahoma Securities Commission is under investigation. Personal, corporate, legal, and system information are at risk.
The fake Washington Post issue distributed yesterday was a satirical prank by the Yes Men, a progressive activist group that doesn't care for President Trump.
Fortune and the Washington Post report that contractors and civil servants fear that the ongoing US Federal Government shutdown exposes the country to growing cyber risk. That's not of course exactly an admission against interest, but the concerns being expressed aren't idle, either.