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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.

Marcos defies China amid new S China Sea tensions

Asiatimes 08 Aug 2023
Why it’s so hard to stop North Korea’s crypto hackers ... In a Taiwan war Seoul’s problem won’t be Pyongyang ... presence by US troops in a whole host of facilities, including those close to Taiwan’s southern shores as well as to the contested islands in the South China Sea.
photo: AP / Bullit Marquez
FILE - In this April 21, 2017, photo, engineers from NAMRIA, the central mapping agency of the Philippine Government, survey the area around the Philippine-claimed Thitu Island with a sandbar sitting on the horizon off the disputed South China Sea in western Philippines.

New S China Sea marine survey highlights need for cooperation

Asiatimes 07 Aug 2023
Competing territorial claims, including China’s increasingly unambiguous assertion of its so-called nine-dash line, and the growing US-China competition in and around Taiwan, show no sign of resolution in the near future ... Why it’s so hard to stop North Korea’s crypto hackers ... In a Taiwan war Seoul’s problem won’t be Pyongyang.

US to look into suspected Chinese hacking of US government emails

Beijing News 06 Aug 2023
... and sophistication from China's hackers." ... Amid tensions between Beijing and Washington over various issues, including trade and Taiwan, last month's news that Chinese hackers broke into the emails of senior State and Commerce department officials, caused considerable controversy.

Pelosi stresses solidarity with people of Taiwan one year after visit

The Hill 02 Aug 2023
“One year ago, our Congressional delegation’s arrival in Taiwan sent an unequivocal message to the world ... Taiwan’s presidential office also faced a cyberattack at the time, leading to speculation Chinese hackers committed the act in response to Pelosi’s visit.

Private infrastructure complicates US warfare plans

Asiatimes 02 Aug 2023
The Taiwan case ... The Times reports that the discovery of the malware has raised fears that People’s Liberation Army hackers have inserted code to disrupt US operations in case of a conflict over Taiwan or if China moves militarily against the self-governing island in the coming years.

Xi tells Kissinger that China-U.S. relations are at a crossroads but stability can still be restored

Market Watch 22 Jul 2023
support for the self-governing island democracy of Taiwan that China claims as its own territory ... Chinese hackers breached U.S ... is trying to do in disputes over trade, technology, Taiwan and China’s human-rights record ... of turning Taiwan into a ‘powder keg’ with recent sales of military equipment ... of militarizing space in wake of Taiwan Strait flap.

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