China accused of decade long spying in Asia

A recent report released by FireEye, a US based network security company, gave the shocking news that hackers, most likely from China, have been spying on governments and businesses in Southeast Asia and India for over a decade. It stated that this cyber espionage operations dated back to 2005, and were focused on government and commercial activities, which hold key political, economic and military information.

“Such a sustained, planned development effort coupled with the (hacking) group’s regional targets and mission, lead us to believe that this activity is state-sponsored – most likely the Chinese government,” the agency said.

According to Bryce Boland, Chief Technology Officer for Asia Pacific at FireEye and co-author of the report said that the hacking activities are still going on, after it noted that the servers used by attackers continued to be operational as FireEye traced attacks against its

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