US and Global Allies Accuse China of Massive Microsoft Exchange Attack – Tempemail

The U.S. government and its key allies, including the European Union, the U.K, and NATO, formally attributed the massive cyberattack against Microsoft Exchange email servers to state-sponsored hacking crews working affiliated with the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of State Security (MSS). In a statement issued by the White House Continue Reading

Outrage over crackdown on LGBTQ WeChat accounts in China | China- Tempemail

An online clampdown of social media accounts associated with China’s campus LGBTQ movement has sparked outrage, solidarity and backlash against the authorities’ treatment of the country’s sexual and gender minorities. Dozens of WeChat accounts run by LGBTQ university students were blocked and then deleted on Tuesday, without warning. Some of Continue Reading

China shuts down social media accounts of LGBT+ student organisations- Tempemail

China’s government has shut down dozens of social media accounts belonging to LGBT+ student organisations. The accounts on Chinese social media app WeChat were permanently closed on Tuesday amid an crackdown on organisations deemed a “bad influence” by the ruling Communist Party. They included accounts linked to top universities, such Continue Reading

China to crack down on online fanclubs over bullying concerns | China- Tempemail

China’s internet watchdog has launched a crackdown on the country’s “chaotic” online celebrity fanclubs, accusing them of contributing to a culture of abuse and of manipulating public opinion. In an announcement on Tuesday, the office of the central cyberspace affairs commission said it was launching a two-month special operation targeting Continue Reading

Hackers Using Fake Foundations to Target Uyghur Minority in China – Tempemail

The Uyghur community located in China and Pakistan has been the subject of an ongoing espionage campaign aiming to trick the targets into downloading a Windows backdoor to amass sensitive information from their systems. “Considerable effort was put into disguising the payloads, whether by creating delivery documents that appear to Continue Reading

How missing CCTV footage turned a Chinese family’s tragedy into a national conspiracy | China- Tempemail

On Mother’s Day last Sunday, 17-year-old Lin Weiqi wished his mother – referred to only as Madame Lu in Chinese media – a good day. “Mum, enjoy your day,” he said to her that morning. He was Lu’s only child. Like most Chinese parents of the one-child generation, Lin was Continue Reading

Hackers From China Target Vietnamese Military and Government – Tempemail

A hacking group related to a Chinese-speaking threat actor has been linked to an advanced cyberespionage campaign targeting government and military organizations in Vietnam. The attacks have been attributed with low confidence to the advanced persistent threat (APT) called Cycldek (or Goblin Panda, Hellsing, APT 27, and Conimes), which is Continue Reading

‘Reclaim These Streets’ and rubber duck rallies: human rights roundup – in pictures | Global development- Tempemail

A mural at a government clinic in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, depicts, from right, the prime minister, Muhyiddin Yassin; its health director general, Noor Hisham Abdullah, and a health worker. Human Rights Watch has urged the government to revoke its ‘fake news’ law, which makes it a criminal offence to create, Continue Reading

A very happy anniversary for the stock market Congress Japan China Big Tech Boom- Tempemail

It was one year ago that the terrifying free fall for the stock market suddenly ended, ushering in one of its greatest runs. On March 23, 2020, the S&P 500 fell 2.9%. In all, the index dropped nearly 34% in about a month, wiping out three years’ worth of gains Continue Reading

Smile for the camera: the dark side of China’s emotion-recognition tech | China

“Ordinary people here in China aren’t happy about this technology but they have no choice. If the police say there have to be cameras in a community, people will just have to live with it. There’s always that demand and we’re here to fulfil it.” So says Chen Wei at Continue Reading