US government sees ‘increasing’ TikTok-like data security cases

CNN — U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told lawmakers on Thursday that the U.S. government is tracking a growing number of foreign business transactions that pose potential data risks to national security, similar to those raised by TikTok. At a House Appropriations Committee hearing, Yellen said the regulator that reviews foreign investment deals for national … Read more

Analysis: Viral video app TikTok represents new Cold War in American pockets

CNN — The new Cold War is not being played out on the high walls that divide the continents, but in the pockets of millions of Americans. congressional hearing Thursday’s focus on the popular TikTok video app became the latest in a string of clarifying moments that exposed not only Washington’s bipartisan animosity toward Beijing’s … Read more

China says ‘resolutely’ against possible forced sale of TikTok

Hongkong CNN — China says it will ‘resolutely oppose’ Any forced sale of TikTokthe first direct response to the Biden administration’s demands that the app’s Chinese owner sell a stake in his company or face a ban in its most important market. TikTok CEO Shou Chew made the above comments Testify before U.S. lawmakers It … Read more

TikTok and its CEO are trying to save the app’s status in the US

As more lawmakers raise national security concerns about TikTok’s ties to China, and some experts worry about the app’s impact on young people’s mental health, CNN is hosting a special to delve into the issues. Watch “CNN Primetime: Is It TikTok Time?” Thursday, March 23 at 9 p.m. ET. CNN — At a Harvard Business … Read more

Google suspends Chinese shopping app Pinduoduo over malware

Hongkong CNN — Google has suspended popular Chinese cheap shopping app Pinduoduo from its Play Store after malware was found in a version of the app. In a statement on Tuesday, Google said it had found that a version of the app not included in the Play Store contained malware. “While we continue our investigation, … Read more

The US government has again threatened to ban TikTok.what you should know

CNN — Nearly two and a half years ago, the Trump administration threatened to ban TikTok in the United States if it wasn’t spun off from its Chinese owners, and the Biden administration is now doing the same. TikTok acknowledged to CNN this week that federal officials are Ask the app’s Chinese owner to sell … Read more

UK bans TikTok on government devices

washington CNN — The United Kingdom banned TikTok from official government devices on Thursday, and allies in Canada, the European Union and the United States have imposed similar restrictions. Social media apps not widely used by UK officials, according to government announcementbut the measure reflects concerns about TikTok’s ties to China through its parent company, … Read more

Cyber ​​scams could cost $10 billion in 2022 as cryptocurrency investment scams surge, FBI says

CNN — Online fraud losses reported to the FBI will exceed $10 billion in 2022, the highest annual loss in the past five years, according to a new report from the bureau. Reports of online fraud will surge by more than $3 billion from 2021 to 2022, as reports of cryptocurrency investment fraud nearly triple, … Read more

Capitol Hill data breach ‘more extensive’ than previously known

CNN — Comprehensive Network Security Leaking private information of members of Congress Broader than previously known, affecting not only House lawmakers and their staffs, but also Senate employees. In an email obtained by CNN, the Senate sergeant notified Senate staff of the breach on Thursday. The Sgt. said in the email that the breached data … Read more

Snap shares soar as Congress renewed efforts to ban TikTok

CNN — Investors are betting that Washington’s growing scrutiny of TikTok could be good news for rival Snapchat. Shares of Snapchat parent surge nearly 10% on Monday, jump another 5% In early trading Tuesday, news emerged that U.S. senators plan to introduce legislation to make it easier to ban rival app TikTok. Sen. Mark Warner, … Read more