digital security

China Joins in Global Hacking Spike Amid Pandemic

Last week, U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye published a report on "one of the broadest campaigns by a Chinese cyber espionage actor we have observed in recent years," identifying its alleged perpetrator...

Huawei Faces New Charges And “Smoking Gun” Report

Two new blows against Chinese network equipment giant Huawei landed this week, in the form of additional U.S. legal charges and reports of “smoking gun” evidence that the company’s products constitute a serious...

China’s War on VPNs

At The Diplomat, Zach Toombs reports on China’s efforts to block Virtual Private...

Gmail Users Warned of State-Sponsored Attacks

Google has begun to issue warnings to people whose accounts or computers it believes may have been targeted by unnamed state-sponsored actors. The announcement on the company’s security blog did not specify any particular...

Traveling Light in a Time of Digital Thievery

Central to the recent story of US citizen Ge Xun’s detention in Beijing was his captor’s determination to harvest data from his laptop and other electronic devices, and to obtain login information such as his Twitter...

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