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Zhenhua data leak exposes China's new 'hybrid warfare'

More than 2 million people around the world have had their personal data collected on behalf of Chinese intelligence services, according to a leak of a dataset made public earlier this month by an Aus...

Chinese tech firm collected data on millions of people worldwide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese tech company with alleged connections to the country’s military and intelligence arms has been collecting data on millions of people around the world. A...

Over 200,000 vote in Hong Kong's pro-democracy primaries

HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kongers turned up over the weekend to vote in an unofficial two-day primary election held by the city’s pro-democracy camp as it gears up to field candid...

Taiwan's Cabinet spokesperson says leaked data is many years old

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to reports of a massive government data leak, Cabinet Spokesperson Ting I-ming (丁怡銘) announced on Saturday (May 30) that upon initial analysis by government cy...

Japan suspects missile data leak in Mitsubishi cyberattack

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is investigating a possible leak of data including details of a prototype missile in a massive cyberattack earlier this year on Mitsubishi Electric Corp., officials said Wednesday. ...

Man convicted in Singapore data leak sentenced to 2 years

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A man convicted of leaking Singapore's HIV patient database as part of an alleged extortion attempt has been sentenced to two years in prison in Kentucky. Singa...

Chinese spammers suffer Hong Kong hack attack and personal data leak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese netizens on Di Bar (帝吧), a subforum in Baidu Tieba (百度貼吧), have been calling for spam attacks on the Hong Kong forum LIHKG (連登) but saw instead their personal info...

$5 billion fine doesn't mark the end of Facebook's troubles

Facebook will pay a $5 billion fine for privacy violations and will be subject to broader oversight, but ongoing probes in Europe and the U.S. could present even bigger headaches for the company. ...

Hacker posts personal data of 200,000 users of Taiwan job bank 1111 on US forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A foreign hacker has gained access to the private data of 200,000 users of the Taiwanese job hunting website 1111 Job Bank and posted it to an American online forum. Accordi...

Taiwan's AI guru: 'I don't use Chinese-made apps and devices'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese AI guru Ethan Tu (杜奕瑾), a former Principal Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft in the U.S., says he would avoid Chinese-made apps and devices out of cybersecuri...

Kentucky man accused of Singapore HIV data leak jailed in US

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused by the Singapore government of stealing a database of HIV patients has been jailed in the U.S. on federal charges of illegally possessing Singaporean ident...

Hacker leaks details of 1,000 North Korean defectors

The personal information of 997 North Koreans who have defected to the South has been hacked, South Korean officials said on Friday. The security breach happened at a government facility that helps pe...

UK supermarket Morrisons faces payouts in data leak

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Court of Appeal says that supermarket chain Morrisons is liable for a data breach in which staff members' personal data were placed on the internet by a rogue employee. ...

Texas congresswoman fires intern arrested for data leak

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Houston Democratic congresswoman has fired an unpaid intern after he was arrested by the U.S. Capitol police, accused of posting online the home addresses of Republican senators...

Amazon's China business infiltrated by 3rd party agents

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a recent report, the U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon may have been infiltrated by a number of moles working in China, who take payments on behalf of outside comp...