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Hacker group Anonymous warns China against Taiwan's invasion

Beijing News 07 May 2022
The hacker group Anonymous took a break from the cyberwar in Russia and hacked Chengdu Chinese Communist Party (CCP) website warning Beijing to "not try anything stupid against Taiwan" in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine ... The hacker group then stated that it is taking a ...

Readers comment on challenges for teachers, DeSantis vs. Disney and more

The Gainesville Sun 04 May 2022
Teaching challenges. This week is called Teacher Appreciation Week ... I have been doing some research on school methods and comparing countries ... This is one place we demand too much of our educators ... Steve Acree, Brooker. More letters. ... Ron DeSantis ... We have access to the best hackers in the world in the U.S., Europe, Japan, Britain, South Korea and Taiwan.

Four Cs can bolster ties with India

Taipei Times 28 Apr 2022
India and Taiwan are two such partners ... For instance, Taiwan is an unofficial part of India’s Act East Policy ... While Taiwan is no stranger to Chinese cyberattacks — sometimes in the millions in a month — India recently experienced an attack by Chinese hackers on power grids in Ladakh.

Audrey Tang on how technology strengthens democracy

Economist 08 Nov 2021
In Taiwan, however, we see a silver lining in the dark clouds ... When Taiwan encountered its first wave of covid-19 infections in May 2021, the g0v community (spelt with a zero in place of the “o”, and pronounced “gov-zero”), a decentralised group of “civic hackers” in Taiwan, swung into action.

The News Corp breach illustrates how badly China wants to hack the U.S.

The Washington Post 07 Feb 2022
The hackers spied on emails and draft stories about Taiwan, Uyghurs and Chinese tech regulation ... .

David Ignatius: What does '22 hold in store?

Lincoln Journal Star 05 Jan 2022
... caused by a new COVID variant that is as transmissible as omicron but more vaccine-resistant; c) a devastating ransomware attack against Taiwan's chipmaking giant TMSC by Chinese "private" hackers; d) Saudi Arabia begins selling oil in Chinese yuan, in addition to dollars.

Digital democracy pioneer leads Taiwan's efforts to combat COVID-19

Kyodo 16 Dec 2021
Among those responsible for Taiwan's success in containing the COVID-19 pandemic, acclaimed digital innovator Audrey Tang deserves special credit ... (Photo courtesy of Taiwan Now project office)(Kyodo) ... In 2015, for example, Tang helped figure out how to regulate Uber in Taiwan by developing programs that find consensus in "collective intelligence.".

Trudeau open to fighting Quebec law that cost hijab-wearing teacher her job

FX Empire 10 Dec 2021
By Anna Mehler Paperny ... He has been inundated with phone calls and emails since, he said – the vast majority opposing the move ... (Reporting by Anna Mehler Paperny; Editing by Dan Grebler). Advertisement ... Honduras’ next government to maintain Taiwan ties for now, transition team says. Brazil’s health ministry website hit by hacker attack, systems down.

Intel looking to develop closer relationship with TSMC

The Siasat Daily 04 Dec 2021
Chip-maker Intel is apparently seeking to deepen its relationship with the world’s largest contract manufacturer for chips, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to avoid possible clashes over TSMC’s 3nm chip production ... Hackers steal $120 mn in crypto from Blockchain-based DeFi platform.

Taiwan government faces 5 million cyber attacks daily: Official

Straits Times 10 Nov 2021
Speaking in parliament, cyber security department director Chien Hung-wei said Taiwan's government network faces "five million attacks and scans a day" ... Last year, Taiwanese authorities said Chinese hackers infiltrated at least 10 Taiwan government agencies and gained access to around 6,000 email accounts in an attempt to steal data.

China can already cut Taiwan off by sea and by air, Taiwan's military says

Business Insider 10 Nov 2021
" is using force-on-force confrontational drills, joint landing exercises, hacker attacks in cyberspace and long-distance training to prepare itself for potential operations against or to simply threaten Taiwan," according to the island's "National Defence Report 2021.".
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BIMI: The Internet's Biggest Scams and the Tech to End Phishing

Interesting Engineering 26 Oct 2021
They may redirect you to a link for a website that looks just like PayPal, and if you don’t find any sign that it’s not the real website (), you would most likely supply hackers with your login data ... The hacker had even registered a company with the same name in Latvia ... Later, that is claimed to be from the hackers, saying.

Acer’s Taiwan, India units hacked by Desorden: report

Taipei Times 19 Oct 2021
Acer spokesperson Steven Chung said customers in India whose data were affected were informed, while no user data in Taiwan was compromised ... PC vendor Acer Inc (宏碁) yesterday confirmed that it was hacked twice in one week — once in Taiwan and once in India — but denied any damage or leak of customer data.

Acer hit with second cyberattack in less than a week, Taiwanese authorities notified

ZDNet 18 Oct 2021
The same hacker group claimed responsibility for an attack on the company's offices in Taiwan ... .

Acer confirms new attack on servers

TechRadar 18 Oct 2021
Acer has confirmed that its servers in Taiwan have also been breached, after hackers themselves shared details about the incident with privacy watchdogs, PrivacyAffairs ... Chung pointed out that unlike the breach in India, the attacked server in Taiwan contained no customer information, without giving more details.

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