EV battle heats up in Australia with plan to sell affordable Chinese import for $35,000 | Australia news

The race to bring an affordable electric car to Australia is about to kick into high gear with a Sydney-based company’s plan to import a new passenger car for less than $35,000. Among the cheapest zero-emissions vehicles now on the market in Australia is the Chinese-made MG ZS EV, which Continue Reading

Chinese actress issues apology after promoting ‘cartoon waist’ post labeled unrealistic and sexist- Tempemail

A 34-year-old Chinese actress and singer has issued an apology after posting an image of herself online trying to recreate a so-called “Z-shaped” waist intended to show off an idealised body shape. The “Manga waist” or “cartoon waist” challenge has spread across Chinese social media despite concerns that it pressurises Continue Reading

Chinese Hackers Used Facebook to Hack Uighur Muslims Living Abroad – Tempemail

Facebook may be banned in China, but the company on Wednesday said it has disrupted a network of bad actors using its platform to target the Uyghur community and lure them into downloading malicious software that would allow surveillance of their devices. “They targeted activists, journalists and dissidents predominantly among Continue Reading

Researchers Unveil New Linux Malware Linked to Chinese Hackers – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Wednesday shed light on a new sophisticated backdoor targeting Linux endpoints and servers that’s believed to be the work of Chinese nation-state actors. Dubbed “RedXOR” by Intezer, the backdoor masquerades as a polkit daemon, with similarities found between the malware and those previously associated with the Winnti Continue Reading

SolarWinds Hack — New Evidence Suggests Potential Links to Chinese Hackers – Tempemail

A malicious web shell deployed on Windows systems by leveraging a previously undisclosed zero-day in SolarWinds’ Orion network monitoring software may have been the work of a possible Chinese threat group. In a report published by Secureworks on Monday, the cybersecurity firm attributed the intrusions to a threat actor it Continue Reading

Fear itself is the real threat to democracy, not tall tales of Chinese AI | Artificial intelligence (AI)

This week the American Tempemail Security Commission on artificial intelligence released its final report. Cursory inspection of its 756 pages suggests that it’s just another standard product of the military-industrial complex that so worried President Eisenhower at the end of his term of office. On closer examination, however, it turns Continue Reading

Chinese Hackers Targeted India’s Power Grid Amid Geopolitical Tensions – Tempemail

Amid heightened border tensions between India and China, cybersecurity researchers have revealed a concerted campaign against India’s critical infrastructure, including the nation’s power grid, from Chinese state-sponsored groups. The attacks, which coincided with the standoff between the two nations in May 2020, targeted a total of 12 organizations, 10 of Continue Reading

Chinese Hackers Using Firefox Extension to Spy On Tibetan Organizations – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers today unwrapped a new campaign aimed at spying on vulnerable Tibetan communities globally by deploying a malicious Firefox extension on target systems. “Threat actors aligned with the Chinese Communist Party’s state interests delivered a customized malicious Mozilla Firefox browser extension that facilitated access and control of users’ Gmail Continue Reading

Chinese Hackers Had Access to a U.S. Hacking Tool Years Before It Was Leaked Online – Tempemail

On August 13, 2016, a hacking unit calling itself “The Shadow Brokers” announced that it had stolen malware tools and exploits used by the Equation Group, a sophisticated threat actor believed to be affiliated to the Tailored Access Operations (TAO) unit of the U.S. Tempemail Security Agency (NSA). Although the Continue Reading