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Huawei says ‘survival is our first priority’ in 2020 as western boycott bites

Chairman Eric Xu warns that hit from US sanctions means telecoms firm must ‘go all out’ to maintain salesThe embattled Chinese telecommunications company Huawei says “survival” is its first priority after announcing sales were hit hard by a boycott from western countries. Eric Xu, the company’s chairman, said estimated sales revenue would reach 850bn yuan [...]

By |2019-12-30T20:58:19-05:00December 30th, 2019|Asia Pacific, Business, China, Chinese economy, Data and computer security, Huawei, Technology|Comments Off on Huawei says ‘survival is our first priority’ in 2020 as western boycott bites

‘Ultimate’ MiTM Attack Steals $1M from Israeli Startup

Researchers uncovers “ultimate man-in-the-middle attack” that used an elaborate spoofing campaign to fool a Chinese VC firm and rip off an emerging business.

By |2019-12-05T06:44:03-05:00December 5th, 2019|Check Point, China, Chinese hackers, cybercrime, cybercriminal, email, hacker, Hacks, man-in-the-middle attack, Spoofing, Uncategorized, Web Security, Wire Transfer Fraud|Comments Off on ‘Ultimate’ MiTM Attack Steals $1M from Israeli Startup

Tianfu Cup Round-Up: Safari, Chrome, D-Link Routers and Office 365 Successfully Hacked

White-hat hackers using never-before-seen zero days against popular applications and devices against competed at two-day gathering in Chengdu.

By |2019-11-18T07:18:25-05:00November 18th, 2019|China, chrome, D-Link, hackers, Hacking, Hacks, Office 365, PWN2OWN, Safari, Tianfu Cup, Ubuntu, Vulnerabilities, White hat hackers, zero day|Comments Off on Tianfu Cup Round-Up: Safari, Chrome, D-Link Routers and Office 365 Successfully Hacked

China-Linked Hackers Spy on Texts With MessageTap Malware

Chinese state-sponsored hackers are attacking telecom networks to sniff out SMS messages that contain keywords revolving around political dissidents.

By |2019-10-31T12:54:28-04:00October 31st, 2019|APT41, China, Chinese state sponsored hack, cyber espionage, dissidents, espionage, Government, Hacks, Malware, messageTap, Mobile Security, SMS, Spyware, telecom networks|Comments Off on China-Linked Hackers Spy on Texts With MessageTap Malware

China has built ‘massive global data-collection ecosystem’ to boost its interests

Chinese use state-owned enterprises, local tech companies and foreign partnerships, ASPI report saysThe Chinese government is sweeping up vast amounts of data from all around the world to bulwark the nation’s security, but most critically to secure the political future of the Communist party, a new report argues.Engineering Global Consent, a policy brief by the [...]

By |2019-10-14T13:00:25-04:00October 14th, 2019|Asia Pacific, Australia news, Australian foreign policy, Australian politics, Australian universities, China, Data and computer security|Comments Off on China has built ‘massive global data-collection ecosystem’ to boost its interests

Apple Shares Some Browsing History with Chinese Company

The company acknowledged it’s using ‘safe browsing’ technology from Tencent, which has ties to the Chinese government.

By |2019-10-14T08:22:09-04:00October 14th, 2019|apple, browsers, Browsing, China, Google Safe Browsing, Government, Internet, ios, Johns Hopkins University, Matthew Green, privacy, Safari, Tencent, Tom Parker, Web Security, Xi Jinping|Comments Off on Apple Shares Some Browsing History with Chinese Company