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A large screen displays United States President Joe Biden, left, and China’s President Xi Jinping during a virtual summit as people walk by during the evening CCTV news broadcast outside a shopping mall on November 16, 2021 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Chinese influence operation seeks to sow political discord, ‘aggressively’ targets U.S. midterms

China has increased its aggressive actions and rhetoric around politics, other divisive issues, researchers say.
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Students walked in front of a TV screen displaying footage of Chinese President Xi Jinping on June 23 in Hong Kong. Federal officials say Chinese state-sponsored hackers have recently grown more brazen. (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)

Global network of fake news sites push Chinese propaganda, researchers find

More than 70 bogus sites in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia are part of an information operation pushing pro-Beijing messages.
A US military aircraft with US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on board prepares to land at Sungshan Airport in Taipei on August 2, 2022. – Pelosi landed in Taiwan on August 2 evening, defying days of increasingly stark warnings from China that have sent tensions between the world’s two superpowers soaring.(Photo by SAM YEH/AFP via Getty Images)

Taiwanese government sites hit with DDoS attacks ahead of Pelosi’s visit

One attack appears to have shut down the president of Taiwan's website Tuesday before Nancy Pelosi's historic visit.
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