2022 was a turbulent year for the Chinese electric vehicle industry. William Li, Chairman and CEO of NIO, sent a letter to all employees on the first day of the new year, listing eight problems that need to be settled.
Long Lu, Chief Scientist at NIO, issued a statement on December 20 confirming the recent theft of user data and the extortion of $2.25 million in bitcoin. In the evening, William Li, the founder, chairman and CEO of the firm, apologized for the incident.
Some data linked to users' personal privacy of Chinese new energy vehicle maker NIO was stolen by criminal gangs. Regarding this, Long Lu, the Global Head of Digital Safety & Security at NIO, issued a statement on December 20 and confirmed the incident.
A recent poster on a hacker forum claims to have obtained TikTok's and WeChat's databases on Alibaba's cloud service platform, which together contain over 2.05 billion user records. However, Tencent, WeChat's parent company, and TikTok denied any security breach.
On August 16, Chinese data security startup CyberServal announced its completion of round-A financing, garnering tens of millions of yuan.
Moxian, a Nasdaq-listed company engaged in bitcoin mining and related services in the United States, announced on August 15 that its wholly-owned subsidiary has transferred all equity interest of Moxian (Hong Kong) Limited to Liu Jiantao, a resident of China.
Following Boris Johnson's resignation and an updated national digital strategy, the UK's tech relationship with China is entering a new phase.
On July 11, WPS, an office software suite owned by Kingsoft, was the target of rumors and speculation about the company's honesty after it was suggested that the company had deleted user files stored on the company's cloud and users’ local devices.
A screenshot of an offer to sell more than 220 million pieces of user data obtained from Chinese video community Bilibili was circulated on the Internet. A Bilibili spokesperson denied the user data leak rumor on July 8.
On July 4, Ant Group announced that it has officially open-sourced a trusted privacy computing framework for global developers called "Secret Flow."
IPRdaily and incoPat jointly released the "2022 Global Privacy Computing Patents List." Alibaba's Ant Group topped the list with 1,152 patents, ranking first for the second consecutive year.
The official website of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued a notice on Monday to standardize Internet services such as Internet advertisements, netdisk services and personal privacy information.
After testing Apple products' new privacy feature, it was found that WeChat, Meituan, Baidu Maps and other popular applications continuously obtained users' personal information by running in the background.
On September 25, the "Light of the Internet Expo" at the 2021 World Internet Conference opened. At the event, Ant Group officially released its Morse Privacy All-in-One Computing Machine developed by its Ant Chain team.
On September 18th, some Li Auto users received an update notification by their intelligent software system but found that the system needed to obtain private data.
On Monday, Vivo posted on its official WeChat account asking App developers to ensure that their apps and programs are in line with privacy compliance requirements. Should any app fail to meet the requirements, it will be removed from app stores.
Soul, a social platform, issued a statement this afternoon saying they have received the possibility of other capital operations, and announced the suspension of its US IPO. Tencent, the majority shareholder, also supports the decision. The company is currently in normal operation.
Tesla’s deliveries in China unexpectedly surged in May after a short-lived downturn, following which the company regained its throne in the national electric vehicle (EV) market despite a backlash over issues with quality and data protection.
A recent revelation regarding privacy violations by Skyworth TV has rattled smart TV users in China. On V2EX, an online forum for tech geeks, one user posted a series of decoding process information showing a kind of spying behaviour from the Skyworth service on all their devices connected to the internet.