Tag Archives: cyber-terrorism

Australian Diplomats under Cyber Attack

Espionage accusation between Australia and China continues.  This time it involves spam emails loaded with spyware.  The targets are said to be Australian foreign affairs officials whose work involve China. According to today’s Sydney Morning Herald: The Department of Foreign … Continue reading

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Chinese Government Sanctioned Cyber-terrorism?

One of our commenters, “Anon”, has posted this interesting story about how Chinese nationalists mistakenly attacked an Algerian BBS during a campaign to boycott French products last year: RE: The Algerian BBS: It was nothing really, not a hack or … Continue reading

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Taiwan Spoke Out Against Removal of Film from MIFF

China’s determination to punish the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) over the screening of the Kadeer film has once again backfired.  What is at stake this time is the goodwill of Taiwanese people.  In short, this saga has the potential … Continue reading

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Chinese Cyber-terrorism Gives Kadeer More Publicity (Update)

Click HERE for the original post. ABC News just confirms that a Chinese national has contacted the National Broadcaster, claiming responsibility for the hacking incident.  This is the relevant section from the news report: The hacker has contacted the ABC … Continue reading

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Chinese Cyber-terrorism Gives Kadeer More Publicity

Check HERE for update Rebiya Kadeer and the film 10 Conditions of Love and the Melbourne Film Festival continue to be the focus of international attention, thanks to a group of anarchic China-based hackers. Hackers broke into the Melbourne International … Continue reading

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