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How Chinese hackers turned 50,000 servers into cryptocurrency miners

At one point, the attackers had installed cryptomining malware on some 50,000 servers belonging to organizations working in the health care, telecommunications, media, and IT sectors. Cryptominers are a strand of malware that hijack the resources of infected machines to solve complicated mathematical problems and collect cryptocurrency rewards. in-depth reportAccording to Guardicores findings, the hackers […]

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Even Trump may ultimately retreat from the cost of the China trade war

The presidents bullish advisers may be taking a hard line, but the chances of a deal are better than they look During Donald Trumps campaign to be president, he regularly cited Chinas export subsidies as evil, and in his after the president increased the tariff from 10% to 25% on Chinese goods worth $200bn on […]

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The Monlam great prayer festival in Tibet a photo essay

Monlam, or the great prayer festival, is the most important prayer event for many Tibetans. It was banned during the Cultural Revolution in China but is now celebrated in many areas. Considered the most important event for Tibetan Buddhists, the Monlam great prayer festival starts three days after the lunar new year in western Chinas […]

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Computer Engineer Created An AI Shelter That Takes Care Of 174 Cats, And Even Has A Facial Recognition System

One Chinese man, who was concerned for the well-being of stray cats in his native city Beijing, recently built the world’s first AI-powered cat shelter. Wan Xi is a computer engineer who was always a devoted animal lover. He’d feed the stray cats and provide them with fresh water. During this icy cold winter, he […]

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‘This is part of the plan’: new train blurs line between China and Hong Kong

The Vibrant Express connects Hong Kong with mainland China in 20 mins and the citys residents are nervous Inside the newly built West Kowloon terminus, its hard to know where Hong Kong stops and China begins. A restaurant on one floor is technically on Hong Kong soil. Just below it, a duty-free shopping area belongs […]

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After Seeing These 10+ Women Remove Their Makeup You Will Never Be Able To Trust Anyone Again

It’s a fact that beauty standards and different perceptions vary a lot across the world, not to mention that each person has his own understanding. After the rise of social media, the cult of beauty became so important that some people even go an extra mile to look pretty just for the appearance on the internet. […]

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Cherry Blossoms Have Just Bloomed In China, And Its Probably One Of The Most Amazing Sights On The Planet

Residents and tourists from all over the world are flocking to the many different sites to admire these gorgeous floral children of spring. At Kunming Zoo in Yunnan Province, for example, the 19th Cherry Blossom Festival began on March 7th and will last until April 7th. It features over 5,000 flowering cherry and crab-apple trees. […]

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Incredible Ocean of Books Library Opens in China with Space for 1.2m Titles

Design by MVRDV Photograph © Ossip van Duivenbode   Incredible ‘Ocean of Books’ Library Opens in China with Space for 1.2m TitlesMVRDV in collaboration with local architects TUPDI has completed the Tianjin Binhai Library, a 33,700m2 (362,744 sq ft) cultural centre featuring a luminous spherical auditorium around which floor-to-ceiling bookcases cascade. The undulating bookshelf is […]

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Chinese media warn Trump’s war of words with North Korea could spiral out of control

Communist party outlets cite a disaster in the making though some claim America has far more to lose than Kim Jong-un in a conflict An accidental spark could ignite a catastrophic conflagration in north-east Asia, Chinese state media has warned, after Donald Trump threatened to unleash fire and fury on North Korea. In one newspaper […]

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China accused over ‘enforced disappearance’ of Liu Xiaobo’s widow

Liu Xia not seen since sea burial of late Nobel peace prize winner in July, lawyer says in formal complaint to UN Chinese authorities are guilty of the Kafkaesque enforced disappearance of Liu Xia, the wife of late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, the couples US lawyer has claimed. Jared Genser, a Washington-based human rights attorney […]

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