Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Coronavirus sees China crack down on VPNs

The ongoing coronavirus crisis is making it more difficult for Chinese citizens and expats in the country to access the global internet as the Chinese government has once again initiated a crackdown on VPN services. By preventing users from accessing VPNs within its borders, China can more easily control the …

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Samsung confirms coronavirus case at South Korean factory

A Samsung factory in South Korea was shut down after a confirmed case of coronavirus. The facility in Gumi, near the Southeastern city of Daegu, was closed until early Monday morning and the floor on which the affected employee was working on will remain shut until early tomorrow. “The company …

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China cracks down on VPNs in bid to control coronavirus message

China has made it increasingly difficult for its citizens to access the global internet using VPN services as the country’s government looks to exert more control over the narrative surrounding the coronavirus epidemic. In recent weeks, the most popular VPN services in China have faced an onslaught of government attacks …

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Coronavirus malware scams return with a venegeance

Criminals are exploiting fears over the growing threat of coronavirus to trick users around the world with new online scams, experts have warned. Research from security firm Proofpoint has found that email attacks using coronavirus as a hook are expanding in number and reach, with victims having personal and financial …

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Some Apple stores in China to reopen following coronavirus fears

Apple has announced that it is re-opening some of its stores in Beijing following closures concerning the coronavirus threat. These stores will be operational for reduced hours even though the rest of its stores across China still remain closed. Apple, along with many other companies, closed their Chinese stores and …

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MWC 2020 is cancelled out of concern over coronavirus

MWC 2020 has officially been cancelled due to concerns over the coronavirus. The announcement comes as no surprise after a raft of companies withdrew from the event over the past couple of weeks, leaving some sizable gaps in the show’s exhibitor list. The viral outbreak has made Mobile World Congress …

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