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The Equifax hack proved China is trying to steal your stuff — and America’s political dysfunction is letting them take it

OPINION: If our political system weren't so broken, companies like Equifax might actually have security in place to prevent a Chinese military hack.
Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei.

The US says Huawei has been spying through ‘back doors’ designed for law enforcement — which is what the US has been pressuring tech...

This is the first time the US has given any details about how it thinks Huawei spies on people though mobile telecoms.

‘A criminal plot has been set in motion’: MACC chief says people are trying to discredit her for airing Najib phone calls

"I wish to send a clear message...that I will not be threatened or intimidated from carrying out my duty as the chief commissioner of the MACC."

‘Very childish’: Netizens split after MACC aired 1hr of damning Najib phone calls that could have been illegally taped

To the glee of some, lawyer Syahredzan Johan pointed out that the law permitting police surveillance in investigations was in fact enacted during Najib's time as Prime Minister.
An ad for ToTok on Huawei's app gallery.

Google quietly reinstated ToTok, a messaging app accused of being a spying tool for the UAE government

The New York Times published a report claiming that ToTok, a UAE-based messaging and voice call app, was a spying tool for the Emirati government.
An ad for ToTok on Huawei's app gallery.

Google and Apple have booted messaging app ToTok, which was downloaded millions of times and reportedly a UAE spy tool

Google said ToTok had violated its policies, while Apple says it is still investigating the app.
A screenshot shows the Emirati messaging app ToTok being advertised on Huawei's app gallery.

China’s Huawei endorsed an Emirati messaging app that reportedly tracked messages and photos sent by its millions of users

Huawei endorsed Emirati messaging app ToTok in digital ads. According to The New York Times, the app was used by the UAE to spy on its users.
U.S. President Trump signs women's suffrage commemorative coin legislation at the White House in Washington

In a huge blow to Trump, the DOJ watchdog found no evidence to support the claim that the FBI spied on his 2016 campaign

Trump has repeatedly, baselessly alleged that the FBI spied on his campaign and that President Barack Obama had intelligence officials tap his phones.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Federal prosecutors charged two former Twitter employees with spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia

The defendants allegedly spied on more than 6,000 Twitter accounts beginning in 2015 at Saudi Arabia's behest.
Iqbal Khan, the former boss of Credit Suisse's wealth management division.

Spies, suicide, and a clash at a cocktail party — here’s what we know about the scandal rocking Credit Suisse

The Swiss bank hired private investigators to tail top executive Iqbal Khan after he feuded with CEO Tidjane Thiam and joined local archrival UBS.