Human Rights Groups Critical of China are Attacked on Web

The Los Angeles Times reports on the spate of viruses targeted at human rights groups and activists who work on China: In some cases, the attackers use viruses rarely seen before, suggesting they’re tailor-made, said...

MI5 Alert on China’s Cyberspace Spy Threat – Rhys Blakely et al

From The Times: In an unprecedented alert, the Director-General of MI5 sent a confidential letter to 300 chief executives and security chiefs at banks, accountants and legal firms this week warning them that they were under attack from “Chinese state organisations”. It is believed to be the first time that the Government has directly accused […]

Made in China: Virus-Laden Web Pages – Andy Patrizio

From Internet News: Security firm Sophos has posted the findings of its August report on malware and found China far and away had the most compromised Web pages serving up malware. In examining 8 billion Web pages, China (including Hong Kong) came away as the single largest source of Web pages hosting some kind of […]

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