AgainstTheWest claims the hacking of a television station in chinese

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The attackers would have programmed the live broadcast for 53 minutes and provided a QR code for display.

A cyber criminal or criminals that call themselves AgainstTheWest (ATW) have reported to have violated a television station in china. On the basis of the screenshots published by vx-underground, attackers have programmed the live broadcast for 53 minutes and provided a QR code for display.

Who is AgainstTheWest, and if his statements can be trusted, it is not entirely clear. If this is indeed a new group of the cyber-criminal, then he has appeared recently and there are almost no information about it. AgainstTheWest is a group of hacktivists supported by Taiwan, according to a article on the English Wikipedia. According to the article, has carried out a series of cyber attacks against serious organisations in China, all of which occurred between October and November 2021 (the same article on Wikipedia has been created to November).

The victims reported AgainstTheWest include the People's Bank of China (the central bank controlled by the government of the country), the Center for the control and prevention of diseases, the Ministry of public security, the Ministry of science and technology, the state administration for market regulation, the manufacturer of cables Zhongtian Technology Submarine Cable Co, Alibaba Cloud, and the company Tencent.

On the Internet, in addition to the Wikipedia article, AgainstTheWest can only be found on RaidForums. A user with this name was registered on 12 October, and the link to it on Twitter and Instagram bring to the pages of the Interpol.

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