Saturday, 15 June 2013

America owes explanation for hacking, says editorial

The United States should explain to internet users around the world why it accessed their private conversations, credit cards and emails, one of China’s leading dailies said in an editorial on Thursday.

Edward Snowden: Classified US data shows Hong Kong hacking targets

Top-secret US government records shown to Post by whistle-blower give details of computer IP addresses hacked by NSA in HK and mainland

Snowden claims raise alarms on internet security upgrades in China

US whistle-blower Edward Snowden’s claims about Washington surveillance will prompt China to upgrade its internet security, experts said on Thursday.

Protesters rally in Hong Kong to support Snowden

Hundreds of protesters staged a rally in rain-hit Hong Kong Saturday to urge the city's government not to extradite former spy Edward Snowden, and slam the United States for its surveillance programmes.

Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs sets up cyberdiplomacy office

The mainland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has set up an office to deal with diplomatic activities involving cybersecurity, a spokeswoman announced yesterday.

Hong Kong lawmakers demand answers on cyberspying

Alleged hacking of computer networks unites lawmakers; US consulate issues security warning to Americans living in Hong Kong

NSA cyber spying on China not a surprise, but it's not ho-hum, either

NSA chief says leaks about US cyber spying on China, and techniques for doing it, will impair intelligence-gathering. Others play that down, saying the more significant hit will be to relations with China and to US global work on behalf of a free and open Internet.


Friday, 14 June 2013

Revelation that 6,000 ‘super landlords’ each own 300 flats in Beijing sparks controversy

The recent revelations made by senior Beijing venture capitalist Cha Li that at least 6,000 “super landlords” each own 300 flats in the Chinese capital has sparked a controversial debate among China’s real estate professionals and property owners.

2 Living ETs Working with US Government

UFO Alien Disclosure by Canadian Minister of Defence

Thursday, 13 June 2013

Leaker mysterious despite hours of interviews

Mostly through his own words, a picture of Edward Snowden is emerging: fresh-faced computer whiz, high school dropout, wanna-be Army commando, disillusioned cog in a secret bureaucracy.

Ex-CIA man’s snooping claims raise alarm bells in Hong Kong

Fresh revelations by former CIA employee Edward Snowden have raised concerns that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) may have hacked into Hong Kong’s key internet exchange, which handles nearly all the Chinese territory’s domestic web traffic.

Why Chinese University of Hong Kong? Data centre, satellite station may be targets of cyber attacks

Several advanced academic and research facilities at the Chinese University of Hong Kong may have been targeted by foreign intelligence agencies for cyber attacks.

Edward Snowden: US government has been hacking Hong Kong and China for years

We knew all along that US is the biggest cyber thief in the world.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Across Asia, officials’ e-mails may be vulnerable to eavesdropping

Government and security officials in parts of Asia have been sending sensitive information and policy documents via e-mail services offered by US Web giants, and concerns are spreading that these may have been monitored and collected by the National Security Agency (NSA).

Inside the NSA’s ultra-secret China hacking group

US is the biggest cyber thief in the world.

TAO has successfully penetrated Chinese computer and telecom systems for almost 15 years. TAO’s operators [are] tapping into thousands of foreign computer systems and accessing password-protected computer hard drives and e-mails of targets around the world.

China grapples with attacks on teachers after cheating halted on college exam

Days after dozens of Hubei teachers were attacked by angry students whose attempts at cheating on China’s highly competitive national college entrance exam were foiled, the nation is struggling to understand what exactly went wrong.

Patriot or traitor?

Monday, 10 June 2013

Amid China's Boom, Fake Wines Proliferate

Bruno Paumard, the cellar master at a vineyard in China, cannot stop laughing while describing a bottle of supposedly French wine a friend gave him two years ago.

Ex-Worker at C.I.A. Says He Leaked Data on Surveillance

A 29-year-old former C.I.A. computer technician went public on Sunday as the source behind the daily drumbeat of disclosures about the nation’s surveillance programs, saying he took the extraordinary step because “the public needs to decide whether these programs and policies are right or wrong.”

Sunday, 9 June 2013

Fire officials put the nation at risk as they rake in bribes

To get a business off the ground, the right people must be paid - so safety is neglected

Anti-graft teams cause stir as they prepare to fan out across China

Inspectors' best tool may be a simple one, but some question value of party investigating itself

Former Red Guard apologises to his victims of Cultural Revolution

In an advert and letters, Liu Boqin confesses that he beat teachers and terrorised families, and now understood 'sins of the Cultural Revolution'