New vulnerability disclosure rules announced by the Chinese government have raised the prospect of "zero-day hoarding," as anything discovered in the country must now be reported to the CCP and to no one else (in most cases).
China's new data laws formalizes a legal architecture for Chinese government control over domestic data; a basis for the CCP to claim – and claim oversight over – information, including that of private companies.
Popular ride-sharing app Didi is the latest Big Tech target of the CCP, suspended from app stores for violating the country's data protection rules until it makes changes to its user data collection processes.
A series of moves by the Chinese government to assert dominance over the country's native tech giants has seemingly culminated with a new data security law that can put them out of business.
Faced with unrelenting policy, Apple has reportedly turned over servers containing iCloud data to the charge of the Chinese government.
More stringent data collection rules went into effect in China at the beginning of May. The government continued to show that it is serious about its regulatory stance by sweeping up 33 mobile apps.
China’s data protection rules are now being strengthened in a way that seems to be aimed specifically at limiting the power of tech giants.
The People’s Bank of China has announced that its variation of cryptocurrency, the "digital yuan," will allow anonymous transactions in small amounts in a bid to add at least a token amount of privacy protection.
The Trump administration had proposed banning TikTok as a national security threat. Cybersecurity researchers from the University of Toronto have come to a different conclusion, though with caveats.
Report finds that aggressive disinformation campaigns and related measures have forced Hong Kong organizers to move to the digital underground, using encryption and the dark web.