China hits back at hacking charges

Recent reports suggested that hackers from the People's Liberation Army of China were behind attacks on computers in a handful of Western countries. Chinese military expert Wang Xinjun, a researcher at the Academy of Military Sciences, noted that although China was worse hit by computer hackers than any Western nation, unlike other countries, China does not point the finger of blame. "It's very strange and surprising that (even though) only one or two website attacks are from China among the thousands of hackers' websites, some officials and media arbitrarily blame these attacks on China. Countries concerned should abandon doubts and prejudice towards other countries, and especially the Cold War mentality, and establish mutual trust and reach consensus on cooperation," said Xinjun.

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The NSA more than likely has a higher budget than the air force and NASA. Their budget is so big and secret its not even reported.

Guess what one of the primary things NSA does is? Hacking and anti hacking, and making a quantum pc so they can hack alot better

Yea, it would have nothing to do with the fact the Chinese have a unit set up for this kind of attack. Russia has a stellar reputation as well.

Any powerful country would have a unit like this set up. Here in the US it's no secret that the government constantly hires hackers. CIA, NSA and FBI has mass hackers working for them. The NSA more than the others.

Every major country is prepared to use such an attack; the US and China are no exception. I'm fed up of the constant anti-China propaganda campaign that has started up recently - it's pathetic.

You are right, all major countries do this, and it is a valid tactic.
But Propaganda??
Poisoned petfood and toothpaste from China.
3 recalls of lead paint contaminated toys from China.
One of the top software pirates in the world is China.
Threatening to start WWIII over Tiawan, China.
Selling anti-ship missiles to Iran, China.

The list goes on and on.
Yes, there is a propaganda campaign going on but it is being mounted by the Chinese.

Poisoned petfood and toothpaste from China.

A minute fraction of the countless billions of exports. It's hardly different to the recalls in western countries where poisoness substances make it into the food chain - obviously China has lower standards that the west but then their products are cheaper, hence why we buy them.

3 recalls of lead paint contaminated toys from China.

Again, a minute fraction of billions of exports. And it was for a US company - that US company should have been checking the manfacturers facilities to ensure it was meeting standards. But rather than blaming US companies for being cheap everybody uses it to bash China.

wubi21 said,
Threatening to start WWIII over Tiawan, China.
Selling anti-ship missiles to Iran, China.

The list goes on and on.


The US supplies arms to random factions across the whole of the Middle East, of which a large percentage end up getting used against American forces. And it is the US that keeps threatening WWIII, whether going after Iran, China, North Korea, etc. You're lapping up the propaganda and then denying it exists.

Yes, there is a propaganda campaign going on but it is being mounted by the Chinese.

Give me a break. I don't know why I'm even bothering... you're too caught up with Fox News to actually listen to reason.

3 recalls of lead paint contaminated toys from China.

Again, a minute fraction of billions of exports. And it was for a US company - that US company should have been checking the manfacturers facilities to ensure it was meeting standards. But rather than blaming US companies for being cheap everybody uses it to bash China.

I agree with you, Mattel is just as much to blame as China. I'm just glad my daughter is too old to play with this level of toy. But the fact still remains, they were imported from China. What, does China bear no responsibility?

(wubi21 said @ #3.3)
Threatening to start WWIII over Tiawan, China.
Selling anti-ship missiles to Iran, China.

The list goes on and on.


The US supplies arms to random factions across the whole of the Middle East, of which a large percentage end up getting used against American forces. And it is the US that keeps threatening WWIII, whether going after Iran, China, North Korea, etc. You're lapping up the propaganda and then denying it exists.

I believe there is an embargo, from the UN, against selling weapons to Iran. China still innocent? And sorry, I don't believe the U.S. is running around threating to wipe other countries off the face of the earth, as Iran does on a regular basis.

Yes, there is a propaganda campaign going on but it is being mounted by the Chinese.

Give me a break. I don't know why I'm even bothering... you're too caught up with Fox News to actually listen to reason.

Nope, don't watch much Fox News, its no better than CNN etc. I read. Try it sometime.

Wether you guys like or not, China's actions and statements are classic propaganda tools. Don't believe me, read some of Goebbels writings (still considered one of the best users of propaganda of all time). Read some of Ho Chi Minh's stuff or Giap's.

Factor in China's abysmal human rights record. How bad they treat their own people. If anyone is buying into the propaganda it's you. Which is typical. Propaganda is used because it works. You guys are the proof.

What, is it just assumed here that everyone who posts is an idiot and just talks out of their hat?

Me too. The West has always accused China and Russia of double standards, yet it's the Western coutries that don't seem to follow their own principles. Remember the media blamed Russian hackers not so long ago for attacking servers in Estonia? (or was it Latvia?)

And we're all just one happy family aren't we? China or Russia would never do anything that wouldn't be in the best interests of the west.

In la la land.

Sclomp said,
And we're all just one happy family aren't we? China or Russia would never do anything that wouldn't be in the best interests of the west.

In la la land.

You're right. Only Western countries are allowed to act in their own national interests.

Sclomp said,
And we're all just one happy family aren't we? China or Russia would never do anything that wouldn't be in the best interests of the west.

Do you vote Republican and watch Fox News by any chance?

theyarecomingforyou said,

Do you vote Republican and watch Fox News by any chance?

Do you vote Democrat and watch CNN by any chance??

What an idiotic response! You live in a fantasy land if you think that all the countries of the world look out for the best interest of other countries and you don't have to be democrat or republican to see that countries can be selfish just like the people who run them. To turn this into a "dem vs repub" issue is like comparing AMD to Intel; done solely for the purpose of getting people stirred up when it has nothing to do with it.