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Digital espionage: what the Chinese have taught us

Boord, Blackboard, Internet, Bescherming, HackerRecently, a Dutch security firm has published an extensive report on the activities of a hacker organization by the exotic name of ‘Mofang’. Among their victims: several government agences and even some arms manufacturers. There are more than enough indications to conclude that these are all cases of digital espionage. Nor is it hard to conclude what country they are from. Based on some Chinese characters in the traces that weren’t deleted, and on the remarkably high number of  Myanmar organizations among the victims, we can safely conclude that Chinese hackers are behind this group. Continue reading