US Ally Thwarts Cyberattack Traced Back to China


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The Philippine government says it has foiled recent cyberattacks from within China that targeted government agencies and even the president's website. A number of government entities were targeted, including the mailboxes of the Department of Information and Communications (DICT), the websites of the coast guard and inter-agency National Coast Watch, and the personal website of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., DICT spokesperson Renato Paraiso told local radio broadcaster DWPM. The attacks came at a sensitive time for the Philippines relations with China, as the two countries' row in the South China Sea continues. Beijing claims sovereignty over most of the heavily...