Huawei is on the US Entity List, and US exporters have been quick to notice and cut the Shenzhen company off. Security concerns are now expected to shift to the undersea cable market. Hacktivism seems to have gone into eclipse. The EU enacts a sanctions regime to deter election hacking. Facebook shutters inauthentic accounts targeting African politics. Salesforce is restoring service after an unhappy upgrade. OGuser forum hacked. And don’t worry about a hacker draft. Jonathan Katz from UMD on encryption for better security at border crossings. Tamika Smith reports on the Baltimore City government ransomware situation.