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Senator: U.S. companies can't stand up to China without cybersecurity assurances
Want big tech companies and sports leagues to stop giving in to Beijing's demands? Make sure they feel safe from the Chinese cyberthreat, Sen. Ben Sasse says.
NSA director rebukes Beijing for 'weaponizing' disinformation in Hong Kong protests
Gen. Paul Nakasone says China's information warfare efforts are only meant to help the country exert authoritarian control.
Research outs poorly constructed disinfo campaign aimed at Hong Kong protests
Hackers that appear to be acting in the interest of China’s government have been hijacking and using fake accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, according to Graphika research.
Symantec finds that a 'new' Chinese hacking group has actually been around for a decade
Symantec now says that Thrip is likely another threat group — known Billbug or Lotus Blossom — that has been operating against targets in South Asia for approximately a decade.
Twitter, Facebook scrub coordinated activity targeting Hong Kong demonstrations
Twitter also announced it would no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news media.
Chinese state media bought Twitter ads to spread disinformation about Hong Kong protests
It's hardly the first time Twitter has been used to amplify questionable narratives.