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Hacking in China

Posted by w_thames_the_d on March 23, 2011


From here The Beijing Consensus- (Stefan Halper)

The investigation concluded that Beijing has been working to develop its cyberspace capabilities since the late 1990s as part of its military modernization program.11 This has coincided with an increase in recent allegations of China-based hackers making high-level penetrations of computer systems in Europe, North America, and Asia.12 Attackers have infiltrated government computers in the United States, Britain, France, Germany, South Korea, and Taiwan. They’ve stolen data from commercial and financial institutions, and the Pentagon reports that it is “continuously targeted by Chinese attackers, most notably in the series of attacks since 2003 known as ‘Titan Rain,’ which targeted the Department of Defense and numerous defense companies.”13

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