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Cyber & hacking

Chinese Smart TV-Maker Accused of Spying on Owners’ Other Devices (RFA)

RFA title: Chinese Smart TV-Maker Accused of Spying on Owners' Other DevicesBy: Radio Free AsiaDate: 27 April 2021"2021-04-27 -- A China-based manufacturer of smart televisions has been accused of spying on its users by scanning their homes for other devices connected to the wifi network every few minutes, owners of the devices have reported on social media.Smart...

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Bad money always drives out good money

Bad money always drives out good money

Each time that I think that the (financial) world can't get madder, then reality proves me wrong (eg, $40 billion SPAC merger with a Asian ride-hailing app, and $100 billion IPO of a cryptocurrency exchange). While professional investors are already retreating, retail investors are putting in even more money. Hence, bad money always drives out good...

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Merck Cyberattack’s $1.3 Billion Question: Was It an Act of War? (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg title: Merck Cyberattack’s $1.3 Billion Question: Was It an Act of War? Bloomberg subtitle: In a world where a keyboard can cause more harm than a gunship, a legal dispute between the drug giant and its insurers could determine who pays for cyber damage. Date of publication: 3 December 2019 "By the time Deb Dellapena arrived for work at Merck & Co.’s...

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President Trump Really May Go to Jail—For the Rest of His Life (Observer)

For some time, I have been thinking about an update to the diagram in my 23 June 2017 blog: The 45th President - Follow the Russian Money. My 2017 diagram seems to be missing 2 new main players: the NRA and possibly also China, assisting the Russian hacking efforts in altering the outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The article below raises three main...

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Chinese stocks slip after report claims spy chips infiltrated US networks (Telegraph)

"Shares in Chinese hardware companies plunged on Friday, led by computer maker Lenovo, after a report last night claimed that Chinese spies had infiltrated US companies' systems using thousands of microchips. Bloomberg last nightclaimed there had been a major "supply chain hack" of around 30 companies as well as US government agencies, by the Chinese People's...

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The walls have ears (Telegraph)

Telegraph title: The walls have ears Telegraph subtitle: An incredible story which describes how Chinese spies attempted to infiltrate Apple and Amazon with ‘spy chips’ is in dispute. "A thrilling tale of espionage conducted with impressive precision by exploiting an international supply chain has sent ripples through the technology industry. Both Apple and Amazon...

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