Adam Zivo analyzes the Chinese government’s response to the coronavirus epidemic.
Developing nations often have trouble administering democratic elections, due to poor infrastructure and pervasive voter fraud. Biometrics offers a chance to fix this and may even benefit elections held in mature democracies.
Governments stockpile cyberweapons for future use against adversaries, but doing so has a tendency to make their own citizens less safe. How does this work, and how can cyberweapons be better regulated to reduce collateral damage?
Exploits are code that gives hackers or malware undue powers within a computer system. The past decade saw a spectacular rise and fall in the market for these digital weapons, temporarily stoking fears about what supply chains might look like in cyberwar.
After a disastrous 2009 currency reform program, North Korean black market traders started storing their wealth in US dollars before shifting towards the Chinese yuan. What does this mean for North Korea and for the world more generally?
“The digitization of banking has radically transformed what it means to rob a financial institution. North Korea, a country strapped for cash and with little to lose, is leading the world when it comes to the emerging art of cyberheists.”