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Chinese Hacker Group Is Back With Corporate Espionage Campaigns Targeting Western Organizations

Keyboy, a Chinese hacking group has reemerged with a new campaign of malware attack techniques, this time targeting numerous organizations in Western nations. The advanced persistent group has been operating out of China since 2013 and had previously targeted individuals and organizations in countries in Southeast Asia including Taiwan, Tibet, and the Philippines. The new corporate espionage campaign by Keyboy, ... Read More »

Two Chinese Nationals Charged in Darknet Fentanyl Case

Two Chinese nationals have been indicted in an international drug trafficking investigation. The two Chinese men who were indicted include 38 year old Jian Zhang and 40 year old Xiaobing Yan. Both men were indicted on charges of trafficking fentanyl into the United States. Law enforcement claims that the two men had made transactions on the darknet to American and ... Read More »

Chinese Government Requiring Muslims to Install Spyware on Their Electronic Devices

Uyghur Muslims in the Chinese province of Xinjiang are facing a threat to their digital privacy rights. Chinese government officials are requiring the Uyghur Muslims to install backdoors on their electronic devices. The spyware is being installed on electronic devices owned by minorities in the name of fighting terrorism. The Chinese government claims that they will be using the backdoors ... Read More »


Aviation Industry Under Attack By Chinese Hackers

A recent study by a security company shows that Chinese hackers are conducting successful cyberattacks on the aviation industry. Long since, security experts have been warning firms and governments against Chinese hacker attacks aiming at sensitive information and business secrets. Fire Eye, a security software company, released a report showing that the cybercriminals from the Asian country are attacking the ... Read More »

Chandler ​Guo: Chinese Electricity Companies Are Using Surplus Energy to Mine Bitcoin

Chandler Guo, a prominent bitcoin investor in major bitcoin mining pool Bw.com and various Ethereum Classic startus, recently revealed that Chinese electricity companies are using surplus energy to mine bitcoin. Over the past 6 months, capital controls in China have become increasingly tight. The Chinese government has begun to regulate foreign investments of large corporations and lately began to restrict ... Read More »


Chinese Financial Regulations & SegWit Release Continue to Push Bitcoin Price

The adoption rate of Segregated Witness (Bitcoin Core 0.13.1 release) is rapidly growing and the demand for bitcoin from Chinese buyers and investors is gradually increasing. Experts predict this trend will allow bitcoin to reach $800 by the end of November. Although some developers and cryptocurrency enthusiasts suggest that Bitcoin Core releases and the team’s scaling solutions have a minimal ... Read More »

Chinese National Sentence to 16 Years for Buying Ricin on Dark Net

Chinese national Cheng Le, who was living in New York City, attempted to order ricin through the dark net. Ricin is a highly potent and potentially fatal toxin with no known antidote. According to U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, “In Le’s own words, established at trial, he was looking for simple and easy death ... Read More »

Chinese State Hackers open up shop on Dark Net

China’s cyber spies have been found to be running private marketplaces on Dark Net. Ed Alexander, The Chief Information Security Officer for a California-based company, DBI found out earlier this week. In a phone interview, Alexander said these private markets are where many of China’s state sponsored hackers do their side work and sell stolen data to the highest bidders. ... Read More »