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Setting out to sink the internet’s digital ghost ships

Technology Org 30 Jan 2023
Such attacks can be used to, e.g., force authorities’ websites offline, as was seen when Chinese hackers managed to temporarily force Taiwanese government websites offline during the visit of US speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, to Taiwan in August.

Cyber Week in Review: December 9, 2022

Council on Foreign Relations 09 Dec 2022
Apple is reportedly looking to shift production toward factories in India and Vietnam and to reduce dependence on Taiwanese electronics manufacturers like Foxconn, which could be caught up in escalating tensions between Taiwan and China. Chinese hackers accused of stealing U.S.

Anonymous claims hack of Chinese ministry site

Taipei Times 01 Nov 2022
The cyberattacks on Saturday compromised the menu page of the content management system for the ministry’s Web site, enabling the hackers to vandalize 19 pages and deface seven forums with images, the Taiwan News Web site yesterday quoted Anonymous representative “Allez-opi_omi” as saying.

Residence visas: National security check waits loom large for Chinese applicants

RNZ 20 Oct 2022
Migrants fear delays in national security checks are causing hold-ups to decisions on their fast-track residence visas ... She is understanding about the extra checks, but frustrated at how long they took ... Red flags ... I looked at her background - she was never a general in the PLA , she has never made any statements on Taiwan, never been a cyber hacker.

Where Are the Techno-Democracies?

Human Rights Watch 19 Oct 2022
... and shaped by profit-seeking incentive structures.” The government of Taiwan has engaged with a civic hacker collective known as g0v—collective member Audrey Tang later became the country’s digital minister—to incorporate participatory decision-making processes in its governance.

Taiwan training ‘red team’ to counter hackers

Taipei Times 04 Oct 2022
Taiwan should step up efforts to prevent hackers and cyberattacks through cultivation of a “red team” of testers, Minister of Digital Development Audrey Tang (唐鳳) said at the legislature in Taipei yesterday ... Taiwan should develop its own “red team power” by ordering start-ups and ...

Chinese hacking group targeting US agencies and companies has surged its activity, analysis finds

CNN 03 Oct 2022
But China-based hackers ... That unit has targeted Taiwan, Kozy said, and “is the main area for China’s disinformation operations.” In their investigations of foreign hackers, the FBI and Justice Department prosecutors have drawn on those types of revelations from private researchers.

Taiwan watchful as China unleashes its cyber war

Beijing News 15 Sep 2022
They were shut down by hackers for a short while ... President Tsai Ing-wen has repeatedly declared "cybersecurity is national security."Another key area in which Taiwan has started to lay the foundation of a cybersecurity agency inside the newly established Ministry of Digital Affairs, which is headed by hacker-turned-cabinet member Audrey Tang.

PM has given 1,000 sq km of territory to China without fight: Rahul Gandhi

International Business Times 14 Sep 2022
Rahul said, "China has refused to accept India's demand of restoring status quo of April 2020. PM has given 1000 Sq Kms of territory to China without a fight ... Also Read. Beeline for Taiwan? Another US delegation lands in Taipei despite tensions with China. China-backed hackers spying on govts; India's NIC among victims [details] ... Trending now ... .

India busts Chinese shell companies in India; mastermind behind it all arrested [details]

International Business Times 11 Sep 2022
Dortse was attempting to flee India through a land route when he was arrested in Bihar ... to act as dummies in several shell companies, official sources said ... Also Read. Beeline for Taiwan? Another US delegation lands in Taipei despite tensions with China. China-backed hackers spying on govts; India's NIC among victims [details] ... Trending now ... .

AP News Summary at 5:34 p.m. EDT

Athens Daily Review 28 Aug 2022
The revelations could be especially concerning for those who use it to reach constituencies, get news out about emergencies as well as for political dissidents and activists in the crosshairs of hackers or other malicious actors. US sails warships through Taiwan Strait in 1st since Pelosi. TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S.

HITCON hacking event starts in Taipei

Taipei Times 19 Aug 2022
The HITCON hacking congress is seeking to help companies and individuals learn survival skills in a virtual world where cyberwarfare and hacking attacks have become increasingly common, the Association of Hackers in Taiwan said at its opening at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center yesterday.

Hacker tournament brings together world’s best in Las Vegas

Dawn 18 Aug 2022
A team of hackers from two North American universities won the “Capture the Flag” championship, a contest seen as the “Olympics of hacking”, which draws together some of the world’s best in the field ... The hackers, mostly young men and women, included visitors from China, India, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea.

Hacker tournament brings together world's best in Las Vegas 

Hong Kong Standard 18 Aug 2022
A team of hackers from two North American universities won the "Capture the Flag" championship, a contest seen as the "Olympics of hacking," which draws together some of the world's best in the field.  ... The hackers, mostly young men and women included visitors from China, India, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea.

Signal says attackers may have accessed phone numbers of 1,900 users | Mint

Live Mint 16 Aug 2022
Encrypted messaging service Signal said the phone numbers of 1,900 users could have been revealed in a phishing attack on Twilio Inc, its verification services provider, earlier this month ... Premium Premium Scammers, hackers use fake LinkedIn profiles to target ... Premium Premium What a Chinese blockade of Taiwan would mean for global ... .

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