Swatch Group has reportedly turn off some of it’s tech systems after some of its infrastructures were subjected to cyberattack over the weekend according to the company’s statement on Tuesday.
“Swatch Group confirms that it has identified clear signs of a developing cyber-attack on some of its IT systems during the weekend,” the company said in an emailed statement, confirming a report by Swiss news agency AWP.
The shutdown is required as a precautionary measure which had also affected the company’s operations according to Swatch. The specific operations affected aren’t known just yet but it’s expected that “the situation will return to normal as soon as possible” according to statements from the luxury watch brand.
US District Judge halt the ban of TikTok download
In the current legal battle between Chinese video sharing service TikTok and the U.S. Commerce Department over the ban of the service until the President’s executive order to stop its operations in the country will be finalized later on by November, TikTok had argued that it’s service needs to be available to everyone until then.
Even though an Attorney representing the state made it clear that banning the download of the app from popular platforms like Google Play store and Apple Store will help the commerce department to further work about detecting how the service is an actual threat to national security.
But this motion was over ruled by a District Judge on Sunday which will allow users to continuously download the service and not to forget that Oracle is now the company’s “Trusted” security partner and will handle US users’ data.
Uber granted license to operate back in London
Uber has emerged victorious in a legal battle which is meant to restore its London operating license which was ceased from the company over safety concerns after it was ruled on Monday by a Judge that the ride hailing company is fit and proper operator despite its “historical failings”
Transport for London had earlier refused to grant the US-based company a new license back in 2019 based on what it called a “pattern of failures,” as well as thousands of trips which were conducted whereby the drivers other than those advertised picked up passengers.
Uber on the other hand had argued that it has since assuaged concerns through the improvement of insurance document verification systems and rolling out real-time identification.
Apple iPhone 12 leaks
More leaks about the iPhone 12 has continued to leak online about the look and feel of the device. One recent news has it that the device will come in four different models with three distinctive sizes which includes the iPhone 12 mini which will likely be the base model with a size of 5.4-inch display then followed by aa dual larger model which will be the iPhone 12 Max and the iPhone 12 Pro both with a 6.3-inch display size and lastly we’ll have the larger iPhone 12 Pro max which will likely take up to 6.7-inch display unlike the previous model which has 6.5-inch AMOLED display.