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Chinese city introduces fines for VPN users

The attempted crackdown on VPNs in China seems to have stepped up another gear in the city of Chongqing, where people caught using a VPN now face a fine of up to 15,000 yuan (£1,750, US$ 2,200). Updated Security Regulation The new punishments come in an updated

Hacked sites up by a third in 2016 says Google report

Google has published their ‘State of Website Security’ report for 2016, which claims that almost a third more websites were victims of hacking compared to a year previously. They say that 32% more websites fell victim to hackers, and even more worryingly they believe this upward trend

Privacy in China showing signs of improvement

Privacy is not something people typically associate with China. The authoritarian state has one of the most comprehensive surveillance systems in the world and very little that anyone there does is not open to government scrutiny at some stage. But it seems that, belatedly, China might be