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Canada’s Huawei extradition ruling could unleash more Chinese backlash – Networking- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

A Canadian court ruling that could permit the extradition of a senior Huawei Technologies executive to the United States leaves Canada vulnerable to further retaliation from Beijing, analysts said. Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou on Wednesday lost a challenge to a US bid to extradite her to face bank fraud charges, a decision the […]

Chinese Researchers Disrupt Malware Attack That Infected Thousands of PCs – Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Chinese security firm Qihoo 360 Netlab said it partnered with tech giant Baidu to disrupt a malware botnet infecting over hundreds of thousands of systems. The botnet was traced back to a group it calls ShuangQiang (also called Double Gun), which has been behind several attacks since 2017 aimed at compromising Windows computers with MBR […]

As Chinese authorities expand use of health tracking apps, privacy concerns grow – Networking – Security – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

China’s health tracking QR codes, which have played a key part in the country’s successful containment of the coronavirus, now look set to play a much broader role in daily life as local authorities dream up new uses for the technology. Embedded in the popular WeChat and Alipay smartphone apps, the codes use self-reported and […]

Chinese hacking group found spying on Asian organisations: Report- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article An advanced persistent threat (APT) hacking group, believed to be from China, planted backdoors to spy on a telecommunications company, a gas company, and a governmental institution in Asia, said a joint report from cybersecurity teams at Avast and ESET. The group planted backdoors to gain long-term access to corporate networks, said the […]

Amazon buys heat-sensing cameras from blacklisted Chinese firm | Technology – Blog – Emails

Amazon has bought cameras to take the temperatures of workers during the coronavirus pandemic from a firm the US previously blacklisted over allegations it helped China detain and monitor the Uighurs and other Muslim minorities, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters. China’s Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co Ltd shipped 1,500 cameras to Amazon this […]

Amazon turns to Chinese firm on US blacklist to meet thermal camera needs – Networking – Security – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Amazon.com Inc has bought cameras to take temperatures of workers during the coronavirus pandemic from a firm the United States blacklisted over allegations it helped China detain and monitor the Uighurs and other Muslim minorities, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters. China’s Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co Ltd shipped 1,500 cameras to Amazon this […]

USyd goes digital to keep 14,000 quarantined Chinese students learning – Cloud – Hardware – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The University of Sydney stood up a digital environment in the space of a week to allow 14,000 students quarantined in China to continue their courses remotely. Associate director of client technology Jordan Catling told the BriefingsDirect podcast that his team worked with Citrix, Zoom and other technology partners to put the platform together. “As […]

FCC may halt US operations of state-controlled Chinese telcos – Security – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) may shut down the US operations of three state-controlled Chinese telecommunications companies, citing national security risks. The FCC issued so-called show cause orders to China Telecom Americas, China Unicom Americas, Pacific Networks and its wholly owned subsidiary ComNet (USA), directing them to explain why it should not start the […]

APT32 hackers targeted Chinese govt over coronavirus response – Security- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Hackers working in support of the Vietnamese government have attempted to break into Chinese state organisations at the centre of Beijing’s effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak, according to US cyber security firm FireEye. FireEye said a hacking group known as APT32 had tried to compromise the personal and professional email accounts of staff at […]