Tags China

'Poisoned' Tor Browser tracks Chinese users' online history, location

by AJ Vicens

Attackers modified the popular anonymity-enabling Tor browser to track users in China and record browsing history, researchers said.

Banning TikTok won’t protect Americans’ sensitive data

by Justin Sherman

Banning TikTok because of its Chinese owners leaves policymakers playing a game of whack-a-mole instead of focusing on privacy legislation that matters. 

How 'China coup' tweets went viral, and what it says about the rapid spread of disinformation

by Suzanne Smalley

China coup tweets originated with Chinese dissident networks, but spread quickly and ultimately lead to news coverage in India.

Commerce lacks intelligence resources to keep U.S. tech from fueling Chinese cyberthreat, experts warn

by Suzanne Smalley

The Bureau of Industry and Security has come under fire for approving the vast majority of technology export licenses to China.

Twitter couldn't detect foreign agents on its own, whistleblower testifies

by Tonya Riley

Whistleblower Peiter "Mudge" Zatko said that "if you're not placing foreign agents into Twitter … you're most likely not doing your job."

Investors, analysts question Biden's plan to limit U.S. investments in Chinese tech

by Suzanne Smalley

Sources say the Biden administration is eyeing new restrictions on U.S. investment in Chinese chip manufacturing, AI and quantum computing.