Sunday, July 08, 2018
How often can China successfully deny a hand in hacking? Eventually, we expect denials every time and believe none of them. Would silence be better?
Top-ranked Australian university hit by Chinese hackers: media
Australia’s top-ranked university on Friday said it had spent several months fighting off a threat to its computer systems, which media said had been compromised by Chinese hackers.
… Networks at the Australian National University in Canberra, which is home to several defense-focused research units, were breached “months ago” by attackers whom authorities traced to China, said Channel 9 television and Fairfax Media websites, citing “multiple” unnamed security and intelligence sources.
Where else might this happen?
The social network exploded in Myanmar, allowing fake news and violence to consume a country emerging from military rule.
The competition must be vicious.
Mobike to scrap China user deposit in bike-sharing race
Mobike, one of the world’s biggest bike-sharing companies, is doing away with deposits for all customers in China, amid a fierce battle to win users.
… “The move is designed to establish a no-threshold, zero-burden and zero-condition deposit-free standard for the entire bikesharing industry,” Mobike said in a statement.
The company is also launching e-bikes that can run up to 70 kilometers per charge at a top speed of 20 km/hour.