Japan names China, Russia, North Korea as threats in cyberspace

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The Japanese government adopted on Monday a draft cybersecurity strategy for the next 3 years, naming China, Russia and North Korea as cyberattack threats for the first time. The strategy, expected to be endorsed by the Cabinet soon, said the situation in cyberspace contains the “risk of rapidly developing into a critical situation” and that… Continue reading Japan names China, Russia, North Korea as threats in cyberspace

Lithuania says throw away Chinese phones due to censorship concerns

Lithuania’s Defense Ministry recommended that consumers avoid buying Chinese mobile phones and advised people to throw away the ones they have now after a government report found the devices had built-in censorship capabilities. Flagship phones sold in Europe by China’s smartphone giant Xiaomi Corp have a built-in ability to detect and censor terms such as… Continue reading Lithuania says throw away Chinese phones due to censorship concerns