An Investigation into China’s Peasantry (中国农民调查）, the banned book whose authors have been sued for libel, is apparently so popular that it is being used to spread a computer virus. Eswn posted news from Duowei News about a new virus being spread through instant messaging, which uses the following subject heading to get readers to open the message: “The Chinese Peasants Study contains blood and tears on every page. It has shocked the central leadership Forwarded from the website http://www.xx78p.com. ” Opening the website executes the virus.
An Investigation into China’s Peasantry computer virus
Posted by Sophie Beach | Oct 14, 2004