Huawei is now on the US Entity List, which means that US companies will need a special license from the Bureau of Industry and Security to do business with Shenzhen. TechCrunch says several US chip companies, Qualcomm and Intel among them, have stopped deliveries of chips to Huawei. Huawei anticipated this rainy day, and the South China Morning Post says the company has stockpiled a year's worth of US goods necessary to sustain production. Equally or more serious consequences are expected from Google's weekend suspension of Huawei's Android license (reported by the Verge). Huawei immediately loses access to Android updates, and new versions of its devices will no longer have access to Gmail or the Play Store.
Facebook has shut down accounts allegedly run by Israeli political marketing firm Archimedes Group for coordinated inauthenticity. The targets were in various African nations.
A script error in Salesforce's Pardot service affected customers beginning Friday. Service, CRN writes, is under restoration.
OGUsers, a popular forum that, despite its anodyne self-description, traded digital contraband, was hacked by other criminals, Vice reports.
Scare headlines in CSO and elsewhere suggest that the US Selective Service system (that is, the draft, gone since 1973, when Ichiro Suzuki was in diapers) might someday return. One presumed goal of a revived draft would be to enable the US military to conscript hackers, but hackers, we wouldn't sweat this one. The Orioles are likelier to contend for a pennant this year than you are to receive greetings from the President.