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Earth surpasses 1.5°C mark, Chinese hackers target US infrastructure
January's heat breaks 1.5°C limit, setting a global record. Meanwhile, US critical infrastructure faces a prolonged cyber threat from Chinese hackers.
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[7.5] Earth's temperature exceeds 1.5°C above preindustrial levels — ABC News
Global temperatures in January 2024 were the warmest on record, 1.66°C above pre-industrial levels. This extends the run of record warm months to eight. The 12-month global average temperature has surpassed the 1.5°C Paris Agreement target for the first time, with projections indicating a permanent rise above this limit within a decade. The average global sea surface temperature was also at unprecedented levels, with oceans breaking global monthly records for 10 consecutive months.
[7.0] Chinese hackers infiltrated plane, train and water systems for five years, US says — The Guardian
A joint statement from US and allied intelligence agencies revealed that a Chinese hacker group, Volt Typhoon, has targeted critical US infrastructure for at least five years. The group infiltrated aviation, rail, mass transit, highway, maritime, pipeline, water, and sewage networks. The group's focus on sabotage rather than espionage has raised concerns. The statement was co-signed by cybersecurity agencies of Britain, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand.
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