China has much riding on the election's outcome. China’s currency trading this week surged to a 17-month high after new data showed Biden leading the polls, he noted, citing media reports.
China’s election interference has been largely underreported and goes beyond what the DHS report has detailed, he added. Furthermore, Beijing’s cyber tactics have become “much more nuanced and sophisticated in recent years than even many experts realize,” said Grabowski, a professor of cyber law and ethics.
Grabowski said he was aware of at least two politics-oriented online forums that have been “slammed with traffic from China in recent months.”