Bloomberg’s Steven Yang and Lulu Yilun Chen report that Apple laptops and tablets have been...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 29, 2011
Kaspersky Labs’ Threat Post reports that China’s online defences have failed to keep pace with its widely hyped offensive capabilities: For the last 18 months, Dillon Beresford, a security researcher with testing...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 5, 2010
A team of researchers in Toronto has traced a computer spy network that has hacked into government computers in India and elsewhere. From the New York Times: The Toronto spy hunters not only learned what kinds of material had...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 8, 2010
From the Atlantic Magazine: Fred Chang has a theory about how hackers affiliated with the Chinese government hacked into Google and at least two dozen other major American companies. Chang is a professor of computer science at...
by Jenny Leung | Jun 9, 2009
After a government order announced that all new computers in China would be required to have pre-installed filtering software, Microsoft is denouncing the notice. From AFP: Microsoft late Monday said a Chinese rule that personal...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 8, 2009
On her blog, Rebecca MacKinnon summarizes the key stipulations of the government order requiring computer manufacturers to install filtering software on all computers made in or imported into China: 1. Domestic PC manufacturers...
by Wu Nan | Jan 22, 2007
From AFP, via China Daily: The United States and China host nearly two-thirds of spam, viruses and other computer security threats delivered around the world in 2006. Computer security firm Sophos said 34.2 percent of the so-called malware last year originated from the United States, with 31 percent from China. Russia was third, accounting for […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods