Cyber attacks on universities increasingSouth China Morning Post.
Top security experts have warned of a noticeable rise in the number of cyber attacks on the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region that bore the hallmarks of state-sponsored hackers. Bryce Boland, chief technology officer for Asia-Pacific at cyber-security firm FireEye, observed "very high" and "actively targeted" attacks on local universities that he described as "quite interesting".
The trend comes amid a fierce debate over academic freedom at the city's universities following the controversial rejection of Professor Johannes Chan Man-mun's appointment as pro-vice chancellor at the University of Hong Kong.
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