US sanctions Chief Executive Carrie Lam and 10 other senior Chinese officials; Carrie Lam announced territory-wide COVID-19 testing in two weeks; diplomatic tensions ratchet up with France, Germany, Japan, and the UK. We assess the threat in the week ahead.
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SNAPSHOT: Recent explosions across military bases in Iraq to escalate tensions with geopolitical rivals Israel and US
In this week's Geopolitical and Cybersecurity Risk Weekly—a joint collaboration between us and Cyjax—we cover:
- A date breach at cosmetics brand Avon
- Malware campaigns targeting Apple's macOS platform
- The FBI issuing a malware security alert