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FBI Director Christopher Wray
WORLD
Apr 19, 2024
FBI says Chinese hackers preparing to attack U.S. infrastructure
An ongoing Chinese hacking campaign known as Volt Typhoon has hit American companies, the FBI's director said.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a campaign rally in Rome, Georgia, on March 9.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 15, 2024
Trump launched CIA covert influence operation against China
A team promoted allegations that Communist Party members were hiding ill-gotten money overseas, sources said.
The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden has increasingly focused on hacking from China, Russia and elsewhere.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 30, 2024
U.S. disabled Chinese hackers targeting infrastructure: sources
The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden has increasingly focused on hacking from China, Russia and elsewhere.
OpenAI CEO Sam Altman
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 6, 2023
ChatGPT-owner OpenAI is exploring making its own AI chips: sources
Obstacles include a shortage of the advanced processors and the 'eye-watering' costs associated with running the hardware.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu visit an exhibition of military equipment on July 27.
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 8, 2023
North Korean hackers breached top Russian missile-maker
Experts say the incident shows how the isolated country will even target its allies in a bid to acquire critical technologies.
The hack of a U.S. IT management company shows how North Korean cyber spies are now tackling companies that can give them broader access to multiple victims downstream — a tactic known as a "supply chain attack."
WORLD
Jul 21, 2023
North Korean hackers breached U.S. IT company in bid to steal cryptocurrency
The hack shows how North Korean cyber spies are now tackling companies that can give them broader access to multiple victims downstream.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 23, 2022
How a Saudi woman's iPhone revealed hacking around the world
An unusual error in spyware made by NSO allowed researchers to discover a trove of evidence suggesting the Israeli spyware-maker had helped hack the activist's smartphone.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 20, 2020
'Powerful tradecraft': How foreign cyberspies compromised America
Officials and researchers believe at least half a dozen U.S. agencies have been infiltrated and thousands of firms hit with malware in what may be one of the biggest hacks ever uncovered.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / FOCUS
Jun 27, 2019
A peek at the West's failed fight against China's 'Cloud Hopper' hackers
Hacked by suspected Chinese cyberspies five times from 2014 to 2017, security staffers at the Swedish telecommunications equipment giant Ericsson took to naming their response efforts after different types of wine.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 1, 2018
Iran's global disinformation
Website Nile Net Online promises Egyptians "true news" from its offices in the heart of Cairo's Tahrir Square, "to expand the scope of freedom of expression in the Arab world."

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The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan