Posts Tagged ‘hacking’

Two Chinese Banks Hit By Internet Phishing Scams

malware and hackerBank of China Hong Kong and Hang Seng Bank have both issued warnings in recent days about Web-based attacks targeted …


Beijing Subway Vulnerability Can Disrupt Normal Transportation Operation

Crushing masses of people, airborne viruses, and smelly air are not the only threats for travelers on Beijing’s subway system as a hacker has revealed a new technology exploit that can bring havoc to the capital city’s underground transportation maze.


Elong.com’s Chinese Travel Website Goes Down

One of China’s top travel, hotel, and airline booking websites has partially gone down.


Facebook Hits The Same Wall As Apple In China

The leaders of Facebook and Apple were in China this past week on separate missions with the same goal: gain better transparency and more access to the Chinese market. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg was in Beijing for an event at a local university, and Apple’s Tim Cook met with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai to review […]


U.S. Charges Five Chinese Military Hackers With Cyber Espionage

The United States government has taken the extraordinary step of indicting five Chinese citizens who are officers in Unit 61398 of the Third Department of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army with hacking. A grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania indicted the five Chinese military hackers for computer hacking, economic espionage and other offenses […]


CDNetworks Adds DDoS Security To Cloud Offering

Korea-based CDNetworks has expanded its global network security solutions for its clients in China and Japan. The company says it added distributed denial of service protection to the global network of 140 Points of Presence. CDNetworks DDoS protection detects, absorbs, and defends against attack traffic, so the impact is hopefully minimized. “We’ve been operating our […]


Kingsoft Establishes New Chinese Network Cloud Security Subsidiary

Chinese software provider Kingsoft Network unveiled its new private cloud security system, which belongs to its newly established subsidiary Kingsoft Security System Company. The establishment of this new subsidiary shows that Kingsoft is accelerating its transformation from a traditional anti-virus software provider to a cloud security solutions provider focused on the enterprise market. Kingsoft Security […]


China’s Qihoo 360 Taunts Hackers To Crack Security Software

Chinese Internet security company Qihoo 360 has launched a new security vulnerability response platform to invite related experts to challenge the security of its products. The company will provide cash incentives once vulnerabilities are found and confirmed. Qihoo 360 said this project will include two parts, its client software and website. Anyone who finds security […]


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 […]


New Chinese Internet Rules Focus On Data Security, Web Advertising

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology published new security and advertising provisions for regulating the Internet information service market, effective March 15, 2012. The provisions prohibit activities that violate the rights and interests of other Internet information service providers, including disturbing the services of other providers in a malicious way, or spreading malicious rumors […]