Sam Bankman-Fried says he ‘didn’t ever try to commit fraud’

Sam Bankman-Fried says he ‘didn’t ever try to commit fraud’

NEW YORK, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder and former CEO of now-bankrupt crypto exchange FTX, attempted to distance himself from suggestions of fraud in his first public appearance since his company’s collapse stunned investors and left creditors facing losses totaling billions of dollars. Speaking via video link at the New York Times’ … Read more

Trump rebuffed by judge in New York fraud lawsuit, trial date set

Trump rebuffed by judge in New York fraud lawsuit, trial date set

NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) – A New York judge has scheduled an October 2023 trial to form US President Donald Trump, three of his adult children and the Trump Organization in a lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James accusing them of fraudulently overvaluing the real estate company’s assets and Trump’s net … Read more

Thales confirms hackers have released its data on the dark web

Thales confirms hackers have released its data on the dark web

Nov 11 (Reuters) – French defense and technology group Thales (TCFP.PA) said on Friday data relating to the group has been released on the “publication platform” of the hacker group LockBit 3.0, confirming media reports. The data was released on Nov. 10, Thales, which provides advanced technologies in defence, aeronautics, space, transport and digital security, … Read more

US charges Russians for shipping military equipment, Venezuelan oil

US charges Russians for shipping military equipment, Venezuelan oil

Russians used German company to ship items -prosecutors Some components found on Ukraine battlefield -prosecutors German company also traded Venezuelan oil -prosecutors NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – US prosecutors on Wednesday charged five Russian nationals for sanctions evasion and other violations related to shipping military technologies bought from US manufacturers to Russian buyers, some … Read more

Microsoft says UK influenced by Sony in probing Activision Blizzard deal

Microsoft says UK influenced by Sony in probing Activision Blizzard deal

LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Microsoft (MSFT.O) said Britain’s competition regulator had relied on objections from its rival Sony (6758.T) in referring its $69 billion Activision Blizzard deal to an in-depth inquiry, in particular “misplaced “concerns about ‘Call of Duty’. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said last month that the acquisition could harm competition … Read more

Germany’s cybersecurity chief faces dismissal, reports say

Germany’s cybersecurity chief faces dismissal, reports say

BERLIN, Oct 10 (Reuters) – German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser wants to dismiss the country’s cybersecurity chief due to possible contacts with people involved with Russian security services, German media reported late on Sunday, citing government sources. Arne Schoenbohm, president of the BSI federal information security agency, could have had such contacts through the Cyber … Read more

Exclusive: Suspected Chinese hackers tampered with widely used Canadian chat program -researchers

Exclusive: Suspected Chinese hackers tampered with widely used Canadian chat program -researchers

WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Suspected Chinese hackers tampered with widely used software distributed by a small Canadian customer service company, another example of a “supply chain compromise” made infamous by the hack on US networking company SolarWinds. US cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike will say in an upcoming blog post seen by Reuters that it had … Read more

Hungary government submits first anti-graft bill to avoid losing EU funds

Hungary government submits first anti-graft bill to avoid losing EU funds

Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban waves at the audience during general session at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Texas, US, August 4, 2022. REUTERS/Go Nakamura/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register EU executive proposes taking 7.5 billion euros from Hungary Says remedies proposed by Hungary could work if … Read more

Apple to hike App Store prices in several countries from Oct

Apple to hike App Store prices in several countries from Oct

A man walks next to an advertisement for Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro at the Apple Store in IFC, Central district, Hong Kong, China October 10, 2019, after Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo Register now … Read more

Elon Musk accuses Twitter of security lapses in court filing

Elon Musk accuses Twitter of security lapses in court filing

Figurines with computers and smartphones are seen in front of Twitter logo in this illustration, July 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WILMINGTON, Del., Sept 15 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk accused Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) of fraud by concealing serious flaws in the social media company’s data security, … Read more