Another day, another Chinese hacking attack discovered

TLDR: Yes, you are being hacked by China.

Downloadable article here.

It shows how internet traffic is being routed via China through China Telecom’s outposts in the US.

I thought this was going to be about this Chinese hacking attack.

And I thought Pee-pee in my Coke was bad.

I find that article somewhat lacking. While it’s concerning to have Chinese PoPs in the US, the author seems to use geographical distance to determine what route is “fastest” and doesn’t take into account what might have been happening to the routes he considers “fastest” like network outages or congestion.