Chinese ‘Volt Typhoon’ hackers take aim at US critical infrastructure


Hackers allegedly connected to the People’s Liberation Army in China are responsible for a series of recent attacks on critical infrastructure in the USA, according to a report first published in the Washington Post.

The attacks on tens of sensitive sites were on locations of extreme importance. Locations such as Hawaii, Guam, the West Coast, and Texas.

Geopolitical Context

China has been showing appetite towards Taiwan for years. It appears that the communist regime has been looking into ways to prevent a rapid move from the US side in the event of an invasion.