Intel reveals another security flaw in its chips

San Francisco, May 22 : Intel has disclosed a new variant of the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws in the chips that hackers may use to extract sensitive data from hundreds of millions of computers and mobile devices. Intel is calling the new strain — Speculative Store Bypass (Variant 4) — and it is similar […]

Sweden to send war pamphlet to 4.8 mn households

Stockholm, May 22 : The Swedish government is sending an instructional war pamphlet to all 4.8 million households in the country, educating them for the first time in more than 30 years on the perils of war. The brochure, titled “Om krisen eller kriget kommer (If crisis or war comes)”, was compiled by the Swedish […]

S.Korea media denied permission to cover n-site closure

Seoul, May 22 : North Korean authorities on Tuesday morning denied permission to South Korean journalists to attend the dismantling of their nuclear base scheduled to take place between May 23-25. Pyongyang had originally invited the South Korean media along with those from Russia, the US, the UK, and China, but the South Korean journalists’ […]

Gina Haspel sworn in as CIA’s first female director

Washington, May 22 : Gina Haspel was sworn in on Monday as the first female director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in its 71-year history. Speaking at a ceremony at the agency’s headquarters in Langley, in the US state of Virginia, Haspel said that she is honoured to lead the agency, calling her service […]

India, China discuss security, law enforcement cooperation

By Gaurav Sharma Beijing, May 21 : India and China on Monday discussed security and law enforcement cooperation as Deputy National Security Adviser Rajinder Khanna met Chinese Public Minister Zhao Kheji here. Khanna met Zhao on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Meeting of the National Security Council Secretaries in Beijing. “The two […]