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US says WeChat ‘ban’ might impair messaging but will not draw criminal charges for users

Using the app to communicate won’t be a banned transaction, although messaging on it could be “directly or indirectly impaired” by the ban.

17 Sep 2020 9:32 PM

US on the lookout for 5 Chinese superhackers who targeted India

In the attacks, the conspirators installed 'Cobalt Strike' malware on Indian government-protected computers, the indictment said

17 Sep 2020 3:49 PM

Beware: No vaccine exists for coronavirus, but website claiming to sell it is active in India

The US has shutdown the website and lawsuits have been filed it

23 Mar 2020 3:58 PM

Explained: The US Justice Department’s new quarrel with Apple

To investigate the recent shooting of 3 US sailors, the government department has been demanding access to encrypted iPhone data.

19 Jan 2020 4:47 PM

After 16 yrs, US to resume use of death penalty; first execution scheduled for Dec

Lee will be the first one to be executed, with the date set for December 9, 2019.

26 Jul 2019 4:12 PM


Big tech companies under scrutiny from US Justice Department

An apparent reference to Alphabet Inc, Inc and Facebook Inc, and potentially Apple Inc.

24 Jul 2019 10:43 AM

Assange's aide arrested while fleeing Ecuador

A collaborator of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in Ecuador while trying to flee to Japan.

12 Apr 2019 10:41 AM

US charges China's Huawei for sanctions violations, technology theft

The Justice Department charged Huawei and its chief financial officer with conspiring to violate US sanctions on Iran.

29 Jan 2019 12:04 PM

US unseals indictments against China's Huawei and CFO Meng Wanzhou

The charges add to pressure on Huawei, the world’s biggest telecommunications equipment maker, from the US government.

29 Jan 2019 11:54 AM

Justice Department investigates whether social media is 'stifling' speech

The statement did not name Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc, whose executives testified in Congress.

06 Sep 2018 1:13 PM


After Trump's outburst, US to probe tech firms for 'stifling' free speech

Trump accused big technology firms of censoring and suppressing conservative voices, allegations strongly denied by the companies.

06 Sep 2018 10:53 AM

46-year-old Indian woman pleads guilty to call centre scam in US

Nilam Parikh along with three other Indian nationals committed the frauds, the US Justice Department said on Thursday.

19 May 2017 8:58 AM

Indian pleads guilty to using forged passport to enter US

Patel faces up to 10 years in prison and up to 3 years of post-imprisonment supervised release, and a hefty fine of USD 250,000.

04 Apr 2017 5:06 PM

US reverses Obama-era move to phase out private prisons

Obama administration planned a gradual phase-out of private prisons by letting contracts expire or by scaling them back.

24 Feb 2017 10:13 AM