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A ‘Dedicated’ Enemy?

In the aftermath of a major data-breech, aside from blaming China (the default target) US government officials have claimed the nation is facing a ‘dedicated’ hacking enemy. ‘Dedicated’ meaning this threat is fact and/or ‘dedicated’ meaning this threat is another … Continue reading

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Cyber-spree?

In the aftermath of another reported incident of cyber-espionage, expect the rhetoric between the Chinese and American government to increase if the US State Department data-breech actually happened…

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The Great Cannon.

China’s ‘Great Firewall’ looks to have a new addition in what researchers have dubbed ‘The Great Cannon’ as the PRC continues their aggressive ‘net censorship.

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When?

At some point in time, from corruption to environmental degradation, the PRC will need to face the fact that the facts can only be covered-up, denied, erased and/or hidden for so long. Perhaps if and when that occurs the Great … Continue reading

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The Great Firewall.

China’s ‘Great Firewall’┬álong used to block access to that the PRC deems inappropriate is now reportedly being turned into a DoS / DDos-weapon in an attempt to take down websites (outside the nation) with content that the Chinese government deems … Continue reading

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Alibaba…

Only time will tell if the PRC has actually made good on their pledge to cut-down on counterfeiting in China? After all, it was only one day after (not before) Apple’s Spring Forward Event that bogus iWatches began to appear!

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Homegrown…

The PRC’s ‘official’ ban of a number of America’s most successful tech firms is largely viewed as a way for the nation to promote local, Chinese alternatives i.e., growing infant industrial competitors (that, arguably, might not be able to compete … Continue reading

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VP-Ended?

China’s continued crackdown on VPN’s is yet another indication of just how serious the nation is towards ensuring that ‘The Great Firewall of China’ is just that (as the country continues to increasing tighten the screws on ‘net access to … Continue reading

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Blocked!

It looks as though the ‘Great Firewall of China’ has been successful in shutting down Gmail within the PRC; yet, potentially, another boon for local alternatives and ‘shot-across-the-bow’ for all others… (Source) NY Times: http://goo.gl/iADEzs

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In Case You’re Wondering…

Yes, Apple’s former-invincibility regarding being immune to malware / viruses, etc. is clearly under threat as evidenced in the PRC where Chinese users have been hit with the aforementioned. (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/TJnzzb

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