Experts On The News: The Vatican Is Said To Be Hacked From China Before Talks With Beijing

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Jul 30, 2020 11:07 am PST

Chinese hackers infiltrated the Vatican’s computer networks in the past three months, a private monitoring group has concluded, in an apparent espionage effort before the beginning of sensitive negotiations with Beijing. The attack was detected by Recorded Future, a firm based in Somerville, Mass. The Chinese Communist Party has been waging a broad campaign to tighten its grip on religious groups, in what government leaders have periodically referred to as an effort to “Sinicize religions” in the country. 

More information: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/28/us/politics/china-vatican-hack.html