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White House Confirmed Attack On Office of Personnel Management
White House confirmed this week that China carried out the cyber attack on the OPM (Office of Personnel Management) and risk more than 22 million sensitive records on American government officials. Bolton disclosed the Chinese hacking in unveiling the Trump's new cyber strategy, which focuses on security efforts to a aggressive stance against cyber attacks. China has been the most aggressive part in cyber espionage and is also the main source to hack personal privacy...
By Bill Gertz  View Source  
Cambodia Strongman Extends 33-Year Rule in Boycotted Election
An election described as neither free nor fair in Cambodia is discussing widely. Some international factors are uncovered to impact the small country's election. Hackers from China is one of them. This month, U.S. cyber security firm FireEye said it found evidence of hackers sourced from Hainan infiltrating computer systems belonging to Cambodia’s opposition leaders and the media. Private emails and documents were stolen and fake news were targeted to particular audience...
By Philip Heijmans  View Source  
Guessing Who is Stealing Your Data
Alaskan Governor Bill Walker and come companies are confused by their cybersecurity vendor Recorded Future, which reported that computers of Tsinghua University were targeting some systems of Alaskan. Can you imagine a top university wet its feet in such a dirt business? Tsinghua University possibly is victim too, or say hackers use its computers or IPs to attack third parties. However, up to now this university didn't give a positive answer, pretended nothing happened. How is stealing data? Hopefully not professors...
By Reuters  View Source  
Apple Strong Principles Bend to Chinese Police State
Apple officially moves its Chinese iCloud operations. At this moment who will believe that Apple protects encryption keys from China? Starting Wednesday, iCloud customers in China will be transferred to China, housed in a center operated by a Chinese company. In fact some people start to delete private data from iCloud since a debate between Apple and FBI 2 years ago. In general, if anyone dislikes FBI, he or she is easy to go with enemies of FBI. Apple possibly will gain more customers who trust China rather than America...
By Marcio Jose Sanchez  View Source  
Apple and FBI Agree to End Encryption Battle
Two years after the FBI failed to let Apple hack into a phone used by one of the San Bernardino murders. Apple has been highlighted for protecting customers' privacy, even if the customer killed dozen of Americans and FBI needs more clues to safe innocent man and woman. Is this dispute really an issue about customers' privacy? Since 2018 Feb, Apple moves all iCloud data of Chinese customers to China. It refused FBI to hunt terrorists but leave a backdoor for Chinese Government. It's not to keep privacy but trade privacy...
By Elizabeth Weise  View Source  
The Most Secure VPNs of 2018: Top Picks for the best encryption
Honestly, I usually suggest to be cautious before installing some information security products. But VPN seems an exception, especially if you have to travel abroad and visit countries like China or North Korea. VPN security and encryption is a rather tricky business different other security issues: the fundamental purpose of a VPN is to increase your online security and privacy by sending your data through an encrypted tunnel. If you cannot trust your network, VPN is the only solution...
By Desire Athow  View Source  
U.S. employee data breach tied to China Hackers
Even if your data and your family members' data are collected and kept by US government, they aren't safe as the government promised. A Chinese hacking group is suspected of stealing sensitive information about millions of current and former U.S. government employees. FBI arrested some of the group by noticed "Deep Panda's", a hacker tool also used in Hong Kong to monitor democracy force, may hacked sensitive information of about 22.1 million federal employees, including their families and friends...
By Joseph Menn  View Source  
Guess Who is the Owner of WannaCry
WannaCry's threat seems passed, but its author and owner is still a riddle. Researchers are interested why such a worldwide ransomware is made with so low skills. More and more evidences point that WannaCry is connected with China or North Korea. There are two opinions that are derived from separate views and analysing.
By Chris G.  View Full Paper  
Link Between WannaCry and Southern China
Flashpoint outlined some results based on linguistic analysis of Wannacry. They got some sample codes from victims' computers. The ransomware said that the victim should pay a certain amount of bitcoins, or the data will be permanently lost. This message is translated into 28 languages; and Chinese is one of them. It has any speciality?
By Rhett Jones  View Source  
China Government Use its Own Encryption in Windows 10
MS announced a news that hardly impacts global OS market but may change some people's fates in future. It will allow China's government to use own encryption in Window 10. This is a horrible start. Right now there is no detail to disclose, for example, how China replaces the original encryption with own version and if the rule will apply to all computers sold in China. The deal may solve some security concerns of China government, but is raising privacy threat on other side. Where to buy computer possibly will become a new question...
By Brad Sams  View Source  
WannaCry and Ransomware is Active on May
Ransomware is to demand money after launching security attack. This May large scale ransomware attacks are reports in many countries. WannaCry is one the them; its name is telling the world not to touch me, or your bad day is coming. The NHS once suffered a major cyber attack and had to cancel some operations countrywide. In China, the thing even became worse. Thousands of gas stations' computer systems had been down to follow a ransomware warning....
By Cara McGoogan  View Source  
Does Censorship Is A Way for Cyber Security
A new law related to cyber security is in table of Chinese law makers. The draft bill caused some controversial comments. For example, hackers aren't the key part there although they are the role in most of cyber attacks or accidents. Instead, government are granted to censor Internet. Cyber security has separate definitions by countries. In China, ...
By Reuters  View Source  
Did Hillary Visited China with insecure Blackberry
Hillary Clinton knew that the Chinese and Russians were breaking into her Blackberry all the time. This security vulnerability wasn't new on her first day as Secretary of State. The question isn't if she got the warning, but how she dealt with this warning,...
By PATRICK HOWLEY  View Source  
Alibaba opens information security tech platform
Alibaba believes that any security challenges faced by one company would become the threat for all of Internet. So it works harder to empower more partners to safeguard the entire ecosystem together.
By Meng Jing  View Source  
Health network reports 4.5 million patients had information hacked
rural health company with hospitals across the nation on Monday said hackers, possibly from China, had gotten the names,addresses, birth dates, telephone numbers and Social Security numbers of about 4.5 million patients. Community Health Systems, based in Franklin, Tenn., said the attack occurred in April and June. In a filing with the U.S....
By Elizabeth Weise  View Source  
Facebook hacked, social media company says
Facebook Inc said on Friday hackers had infiltrated some of its employees' laptops in recent weeks, making the world's No.1 social network the latest victim of a wave of cyber attacks, many of which have been traced to China. It said none of its users' data was compromised in the attack, which occurred after a handful of employees visited a...
By ELAINE THOMPSON  View Source