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Chinese hackers attack Britain

by on05 September 2007


Parliament, Foreign Office Web sites hit


UK newspaper the Guardian claims that Chinese hackers have been attacking key British government computer networks.

Online assaults have been made against the network at Britain's Parliament and the Foreign Office.

Without naming any sources, the government officials said that the hackers were believed to be from the Chinese military.

The report marks the third time in two weeks that China's military has been accused of hacking into foreign governments' computers.

Security experts have said China was home to a large number of insecure computers and networks that hackers in other countries could use todisguise their locations and launch attacks.

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Last modified on 05 September 2007
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