The ongoing mass detentions in Xinjiang are accompanied by an intense security and surveillance...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 9, 2013
A joint statement from ChinaAid’s Bob Fu and New York University’s Jerome Cohen, rival...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 4, 2010
From the LostLaowai blog: This is a bit sinister: the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) has been dropping digital certificates into the computers of everyone in China, which could potentially allow them to snoop...
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 28, 2009
From The New York Times: A vast electronic spying operation has infiltrated computers and has stolen documents from hundreds of government and private offices around the world, including those of the Dalai Lama, Canadian...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 10, 2007
Commentators and bloggers are responding to the allegations published in The Times that Chinese military hackers are planning a large-scale cyber attack on America, and other recent reports about China. From commentator Tom Plate: Before long, sensible observers will point out that every country tries to hack into the computers of perceived enemies and even […]
by Sophia Cao | Sep 4, 2007
From BBC News: China has denied reports that its military hacked into the computer network of the US Department of Defense in Washington. A foreign ministry official said the claims “reflected Cold War mentality”. The Financial Times quoted US officials as saying the Chinese army made the attack, which crashed part of a system for […]
by Sophie Beach | Aug 27, 2007
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting China amid allegations that Chinese government computers have been responsible for attacks into computers in Merkel’s office. From Spiegel: German Chancellor Angela Merkel was all smiles after meeting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Monday, praising relations between the two countries as open and constructive. But her visit has been […]
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