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Huawei Warns China Will Strike Back Against New US Restrictions

Huawei warned on Tuesday that 2020 would be its most difficult year yet due to American trade restrictions which dealt a blow to its overseas sales in 2019, and predicted the Chinese government would retaliate against the United States. The world’s largest maker of telecoms equipment issued the warning as …

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US Cyber-Security Experts See Recent Spike in Chinese Digital Espionage

US Cyber-Security Experts See Recent Spike in Chinese Digital Espionage

A US cyber-security firm said Wednesday it has detected a surge in new cyberspying by a suspected Chinese group dating back to late January, when coronavirus was starting to spread outside China. FireEye said in a report it had spotted a spike in activity from a hacking group it dubs “APT41” …

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The Other Virus Threat: Surge in COVID-Themed Cyber-Attacks

The Other Virus Threat: Surge in COVID-Themed Cyber-Attacks

It may look like an email from a supervisor with an attachment on the new “work from home policy.” But it could be a cleverly designed scheme to hack into your network. The abrupt move of millions of people to working remotely has sparked an unprecedented volume of attacks to …

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South Korea reports more recoveries than coronavirus cases for the first time

South Korea reports more recoveries than coronavirus cases for the first time

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea reported more recoveries from the coronavirus than new infections on Friday for the first time since its outbreak emerged in January, as a downward trend in daily cases raised hopes that Asia’s biggest epidemic outside China may be slowing. FILE PHOTO: Quarantine workers in protective …

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Stimulus hopes pull stocks back from abyss

Stimulus hopes pull stocks back from abyss

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Stocks plunged on Friday with coronavirus panic selling hitting nearly every asset class, before finding some kind of floor as hopes turned to a U.S. stimulus package. Currency dealers walk past an electronic board showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at a dealing room of …

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Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus fears shred markets

Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus fears shred markets

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Governments and central banks readied more emergency measures to tackle the economic impact of the coronavirus on Friday, helping financial markets pare some of their steep losses, while more major events were canceled or postponed. FILE PHOTO: A person wearing a face mask walks along Wall Street …

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Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus shreds markets

Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus shreds markets

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Governments and central banks readied more emergency measures to tackle the economic impacts of the coronavirus on Friday as Asian markets suffered their worst weekly crashes since the 2008 financial crisis. FILE PHOTO: A person wearing a face mask walks along Wall Street after further cases of …

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Special Report: Italy and South Korea virus outbreaks reveal disparity in deaths and tactics

Special Report: Italy and South Korea virus outbreaks reveal disparity in deaths and tactics

MILAN/SEOUL (Reuters) – In Italy, millions are locked down and more than 1,000 people have died from the coronavirus. In South Korea, hit by the disease at about the same time, only a few thousand are quarantined and 67 people have died. As the virus courses through the world, the …

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These states have been hit the hardest by coronavirus. Here’s what they’re doing to fight the spread

NYC keeps schools and subways open but cancels large events

He directed homes and assisted living facilities to limit the number of visitors, keep visitors in patient rooms and screen workers every shift for coronavirus symptoms. The rules are in place until midnight April 9. “This is an unprecedented public health situation,” Inslee said. “One main defense is to reduce …

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Italy and South Korea virus outbreaks reveal disparity in deaths and tactics

Italy and South Korea virus outbreaks reveal disparity in deaths and tactics

MILAN/SEOUL (Reuters) – In Italy, millions are locked down and more than 800 people have died from the coronavirus. In South Korea, hit by the disease at about the same time, only a few thousand are quarantined and 67 people have died. As the virus courses through the world, the …

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