Tag: Government

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ESET details XDSpy, a hacking group which had been undetected for nine years with operations targeting government agencies in countries like Belarus and Russia (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet: ESET details XDSpy, a hacking group which had been undetected for nine years with operations targeting government agencies in countries like...
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Trump's TikTok attack shows the surprisingly vast power of CFIUS, a decades-old government group that can kill or unwind deals even if none of the companies are American

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President Trump’s attack on TikTok has highlighted the extensive, but not-well-understood powers the president has to regulate or block foreign investment in the US. The...
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How to pronounce CFIUS, the once-obscure government body that reportedly gave Microsoft and ByteDance a 45-day deadline to negotiate a TikTok acquisition deal

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The Committee on Foreign Investment in the US, or CFIUS (pronounced siff-ee-yus,) is a government body whose members have the power to launch an investigation...