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Chinese state-backed cyberattacks hack off potential adversaries

Beijing News 05 Dec 2023
The US Justice Department announced charges against seven APT41 hackers in September 2020 ... Storm-0558 allowed Chinese hackers to access email accounts of around 25 organizations, including US government agencies and individuals like US Envoy to China Nicholas Burns, and Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia Daniel Kritenbrink.

Cyberattacks by China are on the rise: Google

Taipei Times 30 Nov 2023
Google’s parent company has seen China’s use of hackers against Taiwan increase greatly, with over 100 groups in China alone ... Morgan said that Chinese hackers are ... The hackers are going “after everything,” including Taiwan’s defense sector, government and private industry, she said.

Meta Reportedly Cuts Deal to Return to China

The Epoch Times 11 Nov 2023
A top investment bank says big business now goes hand in hand with geopolitics, adding some investments risk plummeting overnight. President Joe Biden signed off on $80 million for Taiwan’s defense, but it’s not a loan ... $80 Million Aid to Taiwan Hackers Hit U.S ... ....

Lienchiang and ministry censured over ferry data

Taipei Times 19 Oct 2023
The main problem was hackers planting backdoor spyware onto the online ticketing system for the ferry, which connects Taiwan proper with the county, Control Yuan members Fan Sun-lu (范巽綠) and Lin Yu-jung (林郁容) said ... for registry with port authorities in Lienchiang or Taiwan proper.

Hackers seek election division: officials

Taipei Times 08 Oct 2023
Beijing’s cognitive warfare tactics against Taiwan are becoming more sophisticated, with hackers targeting network devices to spread disinformation as next year’s presidential and legislative elections near, prosecutors and judicial authorities said, adding that several hacks targeting Taiwanese had been traced to Hong Kong.

China using AI to sway voters in Taiwan, US

Taipei Times 08 Sep 2023
China’s state-affiliated hackers showed “continued interest” in Taiwan and the South China Sea in reflection of Beijing’s strategic objectives, the research report said. Chinese hacker groups Flax Typhoon and Charcoal Typhoon were identified as the most prominent entities ...

Chinese electronic spies target Taiwan, Microsoft report claims

The Washington Times 28 Aug 2023
A group of state-sponsored Chinese hackers carried out attacks against dozens of organizations in Taiwan as part of a sophisticated cyber-espionage operation, according to a report by computer software giant Microsoft ... .

Taiwan details China drills, VP says election not China's to call

Reuters 20 Aug 2023
TAIPEI, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Taiwan's election next year is a choice between democracy and autocracy, Vice President William Lai said in comments broadcast after China carried out military drills around the island in anger at his visit this month to the United States ... urged China on Saturday to stop pressuring Taiwan.

Cybersecurity threats rise 80 percent: report

Taipei Times 16 Aug 2023
Taiwan faced malicious cybersecurity threats at an average of about 15,000 times per second during the first six months of this year, an 80 percent increase from the same period last year, a report published yesterday by Fortinet showed ... DoublePulsar, which was leaked by a hacker ...

Nebraska congressman says FBI told him Chinese hacked his emails

Sioux City Journal 16 Aug 2023
Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., believes he was targeted by Chinese hackers because of his support for Taiwan, and for China's Uyghur minority ... .

People love shelter dogs despite their often strange behavior: study

Sierra County Sentinel 16 Aug 2023
(Via SWNS). By Pol Allingham via SWNS. People love their new shelter dogs despite their often strange and aggressive behavior, reveals a new study ... Markus Winkler ... More from this section. Summer Buzzkill ... Taiwan's Track Athletes Sprint for Gold at Upcoming Asian Games - TaiwanPlus News. Hackers Can Potentially Steal Passwords Over Zoom ... Dr ... He added ... .

This pub is literally crooked

Polk County Itemiser-Observer 16 Aug 2023
Carl Falconer who has been going to The Tilted Barrel pub for about 40 years. (Anita Maric via SWNS) By Talker. By SWNS staff ... Haych, from Smethwick, West Mids., said ... Pubgoer Carl Falconer. (Anita Maric via SWNS) By Talker ... Scientists in Taiwan Artificially Inseminate Spanish Mackerel - TaiwanPlus News. Hackers Can Potentially Steal Passwords Over Zoom.

EDITORIAL: US, Taiwan can tighten cybersecurity

Taipei Times 10 Aug 2023
Another report by The Associated Press on June 15 said that Chinese hackers were believed to be behind attacks against the networks of hundreds of public and private-sector organizations that included foreign ministries and other government agencies — some of which were reported to be in Taiwan.