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ChinesePod Today: Major Aluminum Producer Under Cyberattack (simp. characters)

ChinesePod Today - simp.
ChinesePod Today - simp.
ChinesePod News (March 20, 2019)

Norsk Hydro, an aluminum producer, is suffering from a severe cyberattack. The company had to implement manual methods to continue smelting operations after its digital systems were compromised by ransomware. Hydro is the leading supplier of specialized aluminum parts to industrial customers in Europe and the US. The firm has over 35,000 employees across 40 countries.

NOTE: This video features SIMPLIFIED characters, which are used in Mainland China. For viewers studying the form of written Chinese used in Hong Kong and Taiwan (traditional), the traditional-character version of this story (alongside all others of ChinesePod Today) is available at https://youtu.be/VXoEq4JH-zo

This ChinesePod Today news broadcast includes the following vocabulary:

网络攻击: cyberattack
勒索软件: ransomware
竭力: to do one’s utmost
遏制: to contain
仰赖: to rely upon
浮现: to emerge

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