Sunday, February 21, 2010

China Cyber Bandits Infect Thousands

With just a few quick keystrokes, a computer hacked that goes bu the name "Maijia" calls up a screen displaying his latest victims.

"Here's a list of people who've been infected with my Trojan Horse" says the Chinese computer hacker, working from his dingy apartment on the outskirts of China, Changsha.

As Maijia explains it, an online trapdoor he created...has already lured 2,000 people from China and around the world---people who clicked on something that they shouldn't have, inadvertently spreading a virus that allows him to take control of their computers and steal bank account passwords.

Continue Reading here Hacker for Fun & Profit in China's Underworld
Via The New York Times

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China Dismisses Reports on Google Cyber Attack Via CCTV

China shuts down largest hacker training website Via Reuters