Category: Homeland Security News

EarthquakesOptical Fibers Detect Earthquakes Published 20 August 2021 Optical fibers, the underground optical cables that transmit a lot of information at a time, are familiar to us. But few would associate optical fibers with earthquake detection. Recently, researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) successfully developed a

China watchChinese Hackers Used Cyber-Disguising Technology against Israel: Report By Forest Cong Published 19 August 2021 Beginning in January 2019, UNC215, a Chinese government digital spy group, had hacked into Israeli government networks after using remote desktop protocols (RDPs) to steal credentials from trusted third parties. A major cybersecurity firm says it believes Beijing-backed hackers carried out

VaccinesCOVID Vaccine Protection Waning Against Infection — but Not Hospitalization By Mary Van Beusekom Published 19 August 2021 One study of 2-dose vaccination with Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna mRNA vaccines found significantly diminishing efficacy against infection in nursing home residents, while two other studies showed sustained protection against coronavirus-related hospitalizations but declining coverage against new adult cases.

China watchChinese Hackers Used Cyber-Disguising Technology against Israel: Report By Forest Cong Published 19 August 2021 Beginning in January 2019, UNC215, a Chinese government digital spy group, had hacked into Israeli government networks after using remote desktop protocols (RDPs) to steal credentials from trusted third parties. A major cybersecurity firm says it believes Beijing-backed hackers carried out