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Cyber dangers threaten China’s infrastructure, state security chief warns

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From AI to to data leaks, cyber dangers threaten China’s infrastructure, state security chief warns

The risks are growing and their effects could be dire for transport, energy, finance and communication, Chen Yixin saysThe internet rumour mill is the most prevalent hazard, he saysCybersecurityLiu ZhenPublished: 2:00pm, 27 Sep, 2023Why you can trust SCMP

China faces a growing risk of cyberattack, data leaks, disinformation and AI-driven cognitive warfare, the country’s state security chief has warned. State Security Minister Chen Yixin sounded the alarm in an article published on Tuesday in China Internet and Information, the official journal of the Cyberspace Administration of China.

“Our biggest hidden risk is that our critical basic information infrastructure can be vulnerable to attack,” Chen wrote in the article “Strengthening National Security Governance in the Digital Era”.

“Our finance, energy, electricity, communications and transport operation networks have become key targets of cyberattacks from outside the country.

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