Google Translate tells world to 'live with communists'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese netizen on Monday (Aug. 3) discovered that Google Translate is now translating "down with communists" as "live with communists." In yet an...

Australia: Melbourne enters tough new lockdown and curfew

The premier of the eastern Australian state of Victoria, Daniel Andrews, on Sunday said an overnight curfew would be implemented across Melbourne — Australia's second-biggest city — fr...

EU sanctions Russian, Chinese hackers over alleged cyberattacks

The European Union on Thursday imposed its first ever sanctions for alleged cyberattacks. The measures involve financial and travel restrictions against officials from Russian military intelligence, a...

SonicWall’s Mid-Year Cyber Threat Report Finds Malicious Microsoft Office Files On Rise, Ransomware Up in US, Globally

20% jump in ransomware globally, 109% spike in United States 24% drop in malware attacks worldwide 7% of phishing attacks capitalized on COVID-19 pandemic 176% increase in malicious Microsoft Office f...

Taiwan’s digital minister depicts Chinese telecom equipment as ‘Trojan Horse’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s digital minister has warned of the danger of including Chinese equipment in telecom infrastructure, likening its use to bringing in a “Trojan Horse.&r...

Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes leave several dead in worst hostilities in years

Armenian and Azerbaijani troops clashed on the border between the two countries for a third day on Tuesday, with both sides reporting losses amid heavy artillery fire. Azerbaijan reported that 11 sol...

China prevents US officials from visiting Taiwan in various ways: FBI director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) uses various means to manipulate and influence American officials from visiting Taiwan, according to the director of the FBI. While ad...

Messages claiming Iran nuclear site fire deepen mystery

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An online video and messages purportedly claiming responsibility for a fire that analysts say damaged a centrifuge assembly plant at Iran's underground Natanz nuclea...

Beyond 'love,' Trump has little to show from N Korea talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after an astonishing summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump boldly declared a breakthrough. “There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Kore...

The Latest: South Korea still coping with new virus clusters

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has confirmed 62 additional cases of the coronavirus over a 24-hour period as the Asian country continues to face new clusters of infections amid eased social distanci...

The Latest: More virus cases in Seoul as new clusters emerge

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 51 more confirmed coronavirus cases as new clusters emerge in the densely populated Seoul area where people have been increasingly venturing out despite g...

Australian lawmaker investigated in China influence probe

SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian state lawmaker was suspended from his party Friday and his home was searched in an investigation of alleged influence by China. Police and intelligence of...

Australian leader says unnamed state increasing cyberattacks

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is under increasing cyberattack from a “sophisticated state-based cyber actor,” the Australian prime minister said Friday. Prime Minister Scot...

Developing markets in Asia Pacific challenged by ransomware and malware encounters, while developed markets struggle with increased drive-by download attack volumes: Microsoft Security Endpoint Threat Report 2019

Malware and ransomware attack rates in developing markets were 1.6 times higher than the regional averageKey financial hubs, Singapore and Hong Kong, struggled with drive-by download attack volume...

Taiwan's new envoys to EU, UK announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Presidential Office on Thursday (June 11) announced the appointment of new envoys to the EU and UK as part of a minor Cabinet reshuffle. Tsai Ming-yen (蔡明彥...