CommsWire - 18 June 2019


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Huawei founder says US bans will cost company US$25B
Chinese telecommunications equipment provider Huawei Technologies says it will suffer a drop of US$25 billion in projected revenue over the next two years, compared to its earlier forecasts, due to the American Government's actions against it.

NBN Co CVC pricing may force Launtel to stop 250/100 Canberra plans
Small Tasmanian-based Internet services provider Launtel is likely to stop offering its 250/100Mbps NBN service in Canberra due to the "extremely expensive" CVC charges imposed by national broadband network provider NBN Co.

Ericsson launches enhanced 5G deployment options
Ericsson has launched new software and hardware solutions to expand 5G deployment options, with the new solutions claimed to be extending network capacity and coverage.

Android malware bypasses Google’s permissions restrictions
Android malware that sidesteps the measures introduced by Google in March, to restrict the use of SMS and Call Log permissions and thus prevent credential-stealing apps from abusing these permissions and bypassing SMS-based two-factor authentication, has been discovered by Slovakian security firm ESET.

Israeli firm Cellebrite says it can hack devices running iOS 12.3
Israeli firm Cellebrite, widely believed to be the company that helped the FBI gain access to the iPhone of a terrorist in 2016 after Apple refused to bow to the crime agency's demands, has advertised its latest wares as being able to break into systems running iOS 12.3 and also recent Android phones.

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