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Windows 7: Chinese Hacker Responsible For Google Attack Code Ident

22 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
Chinese Hacker Responsible For Google Attack Code Ident

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U.S. authorities have tracked down the man who wrote the code used in the hacker attack on Google. He's a "freelance security consultant" in China, and his participation makes it even harder for the Chinese government to deny involvement.

The man's role was an oblique one: while he wrote the code that took advantage of a security hole in Internet Explorer, he himself didn't do any actual hacking. But according to the Financial Times, the Chinese government has "special access" to his work:
more: Chinese Hacker Responsible For Google Attack Code Identified - Chinese hack - Gizmodo
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22 Feb 2010   #2

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I dont think Google or anyone for that matter can ensure safety from Chinese threats. It seems they could do this type of thing at will or whenever they want with the number of people they have committed to doing this type of thing.
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