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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2020 12:40 p.m. PST

…For Hybrid Warfare

"The personal details of millions of people around the world have been swept up in a database compiled by a Chinese tech company with reported links to the country's military and intelligence networks, according to a trove of leaked data.

About 2.4 million people are included in the database, assembled mostly based on public open-source data such as social media profiles, analysts said. It was compiled by Zhenhua Data, based in the south-eastern Chinese city of Shenzhen.

Internet 2.0, a cybersecurity consultancy based in Canberra whose customers include the US and Australian governments, said it had been able to recover the records of about 250,000 people from the leaked dataset, including about 52,000 Americans, 35,000 Australians and nearly 10,000 Britons. They include politicians, such as prime ministers Boris Johnson and Scott Morrison and their relatives, the royal family, celebrities and military figures…"

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Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2020 1:23 p.m. PST

Well, I guess we could go asymmetric on them, and cut off their oil. Maybe even cut off food shipments too.

That'd make them hopping mad, but serve them right, since after all, it is a WAR.

Stryderg14 Sep 2020 9:23 p.m. PST

We could cut those trans-pacific cables, "No internet for you!" Might cut down on some of the IP theft, too. Of course, I know how my kids react when the wifi goes down, so WWIII might not be too far behind.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Sep 2020 1:12 p.m. PST



greatpatton16 Sep 2020 2:58 a.m. PST

Come on, Chinese are still baby player compare to US/UK and the more than 100 million profiles compiled by Cambridge Analytica. Data that were used to influence election all over the world…

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