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China's state-sponsored snoops conducted a two-month campaign against Taiwanese financial services firms, according to CyCraft, a security consultancy from the island nation. CyCraft's analysis of the incident alleges that the attack run started in November 2021, when the malicious actors – named as the Beijing-run APT10 crew …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    Interesting point

    The USA could not simulatenously handle Putin and Xi.

    Even though aircraft carriers and Green Berets are not going to be in the same places.

    Once upon a time the USA handled the Atlantic and the Pacific fronts simultaneously.

    What a fall from grace.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Why not fight back

    UK and US talk about hacking back. Taiwan should defend themselves, and not take the abuse.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Clarification wrt Taiwan

    > China asserts that Taiwan is not an independent nation but a rogue province that must be brought back under Beijing's control.

    > sow discord in Taiwan in the hope it moves local sentiment to accept reunification.

    > China attempting to reclaim Taiwan.

    There can be no reunification nor reclamation of Taiwan by "China", because Taiwan has never been under the governance of the CCP. The only contemporary entity which has in the past controlled both mainland China and Taiwan is in fact the Republic of China (aka, the government of Taiwan)!

    So, while the future may bring unification, the only reunification would be if the CCP surrendered all its lands and peoples to the Republic of China (Taiwan)!

    1. A random security guy

      Re: Clarification wrt Taiwan

      This territorial fight is so useless given that the wealth of nations and people are tied to bits in ether. Earlier you conquered because you wanted land, slaves to till the the soils, and gold to fight more battles. Now, you don't need any of the 3.

      Or am I being naive? That we humans are destined to kill each other ...

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