Cyberwar: Asia-Pacific fights back

Govts adopting offensive cyber tactics, boosting defences to combat attacks blamed on China

Cyber intrusions attributed by officials and experts to Beijing this year include targeting government-linked groups in South Korea, an Australian research institute, Taiwan's ruling party and opposition politicians in Cambodia.
Cyber intrusions attributed by officials and experts to Beijing this year include targeting government-linked groups in South Korea, an Australian research institute, Taiwan's ruling party and opposition politicians in Cambodia.PHOTO: REUTERS

Cyber activity being reoriented towards Asia, say analysts

From defence to attack: Governments in the Asia-Pacific region are strengthening their offensive cyber weapons in the fight against Chinese cyber warfare targeting their countries.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 06, 2018, with the headline 'Cyberwar: Asia-Pacific fights back'. Subscribe