Analysts Dismiss ‘Cyber Spy’ Claims

Yesterday, Chinese analysts weighed in on allegations that China is the base of a large cyber spy system. From China Daily: China was accused of using malicious software to infiltrate and take control of almost 1,300 computers...

Vast Spy System Loots Computers in 103 Countries (Updated)

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...

Scaremongering About China, As Usual – Tim Plate

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 […]

China Denies Pentagon Cyber-Raid – BBC News

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 […]

Merkel’s China Visit Marred by Hacking Allegations – Spiegel

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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