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McAfee reveals massive, five-year long cyber attack

McAfee reveals massive, five-year long cyber attack

McAfee issued a report today detailing what is at minimum a five-year, sustained, global hacking campaign launched against more than 72 high value targets. Known as "Operation: Shady RAT", the long-term cyber intrusions are said to have involved classified government networks,…
China shut down 1.3 million websites in 2010

China shut down 1.3 million websites in 2010

After a couple of years of tighter and stricter Internet regulation by Chinese officials, including a crackdown on pornographic websites in 2009, the results are in. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences said there were 41 percent fewer websites at…

China denies hacking Canadian government

The Chinese government has denied any involvement in a recently reported cyberattack against the Canadian government. This is despite the fact that the hacking was ultimately traced to Chinese servers, according to ComputerWorld:

Chinese hackers attack Canadian government

Chinese hackers recently conducted a massive cyberattack on Canadian government websites and employees, giving them access to an abundance of highly classified federal information. The attack, first detected last month, was initially mentioned by the government as an attempt to…

China starts censoring the word "Egypt"

China's communist government is trying to make it harder for its citizens to discuss the mass protests currently occurring in Egypt. Chinese officials are wary of violent uprisings in parts of their country, and so have begun blocking the word…

50,000 hacked iTunes accounts for sale in China

50,000 hacked iTunes user accounts are for sale on China's largest online auction site Taobao (think eBay), providing illegal access to credit card details for music and TV downloads on Apple's iTunes Store. Several shops were selling iTunes accounts priced…