Posts Tagged ‘email’

No News Is Good News For Netease In China

netease-news“Panem et Circenses” (bread and circuses) was used in ancient Rome to curtail revolts and appease the citizenry. In today’s …


Is China Responsible For Hong Kong’s Cyber Attack Increase?

Hong Kong CybersecurityThe past year has seen both more civil unrest and more advanced cyber attacks in Hong Kong. Is there a …


Yahoo China Email Service Officially Closed

Yahoo China has officially terminated its email services and all user emails and related settings have been deleted. In April 2013, Yahoo China sent an email to inform mailbox users that the company will close its email service on August 19, 2013, and all user data will be temporarily taken over by Alibaba’s cloud-based service […]


Yahoo China Will Shut Email Service In August

Yahoo China has sent an official email to its mailbox users, stating that the company will close its email service on August 19, 2013, and all user data will be temporarily taken over by Alibaba’s cloud-based service Aliyun.com. The official email said that users can register a new mailbox on Aliyun.com to keep their mail […]


Google’s State-Sponsored Attack Warning To Chinese Internet Users Hits Anemic Roadblock

Google’s latest attempt to warn and protect Chinese Internet users reveals the company’s misunderstanding of how its services are accessed in China. Some users in China who have logged onto their Gmail.com accounts in recent days have been delivered messages by Google that read: “Warning: We believe state-sponsored attackers may be attempting to compromise your […]


Google Says Email Hacking Likely From China

Google says a likely phishing attack from Jinan has targeted hundreds of its Gmail email users. In a post on its official blog, Google states, “We recently uncovered a campaign to collect user passwords, likely through phishing. This campaign, which appears to originate from Jinan, China, affected what seem to be the personal Gmail accounts […]


China’s Communications Network Security Professional Committee Established

With online and wireless security more important than ever, the Communications Network Security Professional Committee of the China Association of Communications Enterprises has been created in Beijing to address issues surrounding spam, hacking, and phishing activities.
The members of the committee include China’s three major telecom operators, China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom as well […]


Foreign Journalists In China Are Latest Email Hacking Victims

The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China, an association based in Beijing comprised of journalists representing non-Chinese media, has issued an alert because some of its members have reportedly had their email accounts hacked.
A statement posted on the FCCC’s website states: “Three Beijing-based journalists have reported receiving emails containing malware from an address that initially appeared […]


It’s Official: Google Ends Search Service In Mainland China

Google is now redirecting users from its mainland China website to its Hong Kong website as “a sensible solution to the challenges” the company faces.
In a blog post on the company’s official site, David Drummond, senior vice president for corporate development and chief legal officer, stated: “Figuring out how to make good on our promise […]


Do No Evil: Google Threatens To Leave China

Because some of its Gmail users’ accounts were supposedly hacked by attackers originating from China, […]