15% of customers affected as Canadian partner promises ‘full mailbox services’ today Customers of UK2 hosted email services have been complaining of missing emails from clients, as the platform heads into a sixth day of wobbles. Problems appear to have begun on Friday for users connecting via IMAP and POP3 and were said to be due to “a service failure” at the UK company’s Canadian service partner Tucows.… …

Brit registry is the cash cow that keeps on giving. Whether it wants to or not Analysis  UK internet registry operator Nominet has decided to reform the way in which expired .uk domains are released and, to no one’s surprise, has decided that the best solution is one that will result in it receiving millions of pounds in profit.… …

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) yesterday revealed charges against two Chinese nationals for their alleged involvement in a decade-long hacking spree targeting dissidents, government agencies, and hundreds of organizations in as many as 11 countries. The 11-count indictment, which was unsealed on Tuesday, alleges LI Xiaoyu (李啸宇) and DONG Jiazhi (董家志) stole terabytes of sensitive data, …

Also (yikes): A ‘complicated wiring diagram of responsibilities amongst ministers’ in the event of cyber attack An influential UK Parliamentary committee has called on social media companies to remove covert hostile state material and said the government must “name and shame” those that fail to act. It also said that there was a “complicated wiring diagram of responsibilities amongst ministers” who might have to act in the event of a major state cyber attack.… …

Maybe Coinbase should send Twitter an invoice, because it certainly sounds like their quick thinking helped prevent last week’s hack from leaving a lot more Twitter users with empty wallets.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog. …

Including COVID-19 research, it is claimed. And they’ll almost certainly never face an American court On Tuesday, the US Department of Justice charged two Chinese nationals with allegedly hacking hundreds of organizations and individuals in America and elsewhere to steal confidential corporate secrets on behalf of Beijing for more than a decade.… …

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