China & Global Cyber SA for 16AUG2013

Good Friday Everyone!

What sort of cyber situation awareness do we have today? Much news about the People’s Republic of China – it is relentless…we now have Frutas and news of other exploits taking advantage of poorly secured systems and infrastructure…

Enjoy!

China China China hack hack hack redux | Beyond The Beyond | Wired.com

http://www.wired.com/beyond_the_beyond/2013/08/china-china-china-hack-hack-hack-redux-2/

NY Times website down for HOURS. Hacked by People’s Republic of Hacking…err…China again?

http://blogs.computerworld.com/ny-times-website-down-hacked-china-22652-itbwcw

They’re ba-ack: Hacker gang that infiltrated NYT for months returns

http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/08/theyre-ba-ack-hacker-gang-that-infiltrated-nyt-for-months-returns/

The Chinese hacker group that hit the N.Y. Times is back with updated tools
The APT 12 hacker group has updated its malware programs to evade network-level detection

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9241577/The_Chinese_hacker_group_that_hit_the_N.Y._Times_is_back_with_updated_tools?taxonomyId=17

Frutas RAT…Targeted Attacks Delivering Fruit |

http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/targeted-attacks-delivering-fruit

8,700 Chinese detained for online crime–China Economic Net

http://en.ce.cn/National/Politics/201308/14/t20130814_1186553.shtml

Information consumption to fuel People’s Republic of China’s economic growth – Xinhua | English.news.cn

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-08/15/c_132633835.htm

All the facts and stats on the People’s Republic of China’s 591 million web users (INFOGRAPHIC)

http://www.techinasia.com/china-591-million-web-users-infographic-2013/?

Merger spree hits People’s Republic of China’s Internet giants–China Economic Net

http://en.ce.cn/Insight/201308/15/t20130815_1221087.shtml

People’s Republic of China: Language and Censorship in State Media – China Digital Times (CDT)

http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2013/08/social-media-language-and-censorship-in-state-run-media/?

The new president’s “rule of law” campaign apparently doesn’t apply to the Communist Party.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130813/no-james-madisons-here-china-arrests-dozens-citizens

People’s Republic of China could target oil firms, telecoms, banks in price probes: report

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/15/us-china-antitrust-ndrc-idUSBRE97E04U20130815

People’s Republic of China’s Lenovo Sells More Mobiles Than PCs Now As It Rides High On Chinese Demand | TechCrunch

http://techcrunch.com/2013/08/15/lenovo-sells-more-mobiles-than-pcs-now-as-it-rides-high-on-chinese-demand/

New iPhone, 4G technology may mean Apple, China Mobile tie-up closer

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/14/us-chinamobile-apple-idUSBRE97D18Y20130814

WeChat passes 100 million users outside the People’s Republic of China =Hacker Force Multiplier…

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/10244264/WeChat-passes-100-million-users-outside-China.html

HTC Changes China Chief

http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2013/08/15/htc-changes-china-chief/?

Guam to host security conference: National experts and intelligence analysts to discuss US, Asia strategies

http://www.guampdn.com/article/20130815/NEWS01/308150006/1002/NEWS01

Western defense firms refuse Chinese buyers to deter copycats|

http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20130815000117&cid=1101

People’s Republic of Chain’s PetroChina poised to dominate Iraqi oil–China Economic Net
OIL = Operation Iraqi Liberation

http://en.ce.cn/Business/Enterprise/201308/14/t20130814_1186662.shtml

People’s Republic of China’s banking assets top 23 trln USD by June 2014 –China Economic Net

http://en.ce.cn/Industries/Financial-services/201308/14/t20130814_1187002.shtml

People’s Republic of china’s Zhongguancun may host private bank–China Economic Net

http://en.ce.cn/Industries/Financial-services/201308/14/t20130814_1187005.shtml

The Trauma of Colonialism…People’s Republic of China says”Now it is China’s prerogative”
Operation Middle Kingdom = People’s Republic of China’s colonization of the West…

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/15/opinion/global/the-trauma-of-colonialism.html?

People’s Republic of China probe into optical fibers from India–China Economic Net

http://en.ce.cn/Business/ti/201308/15/t20130815_1224772.shtml

Taiwanese firm faces patent infringement probe in US|

http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?cid=1204&MainCatID=12&id=20130623000023

People’s Republic of China strongly condemns Japan over shrine visit – Xinhua |

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-08/15/c_132633571.htm

People’s Republic of China urges Japan to respect victims of wartime ‘aggression’ –

http://english.sina.com/china/2012/0815/496714.html

Beijing urges Japan to reflect on wartime aggression|

http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?cid=1101&MainCatID=11&id=20130815000153

Taiwan urges Japan not to hurt feelings of its neighbors|

http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?cid=1101&MainCatID=11&id=20130815000144

Right-wing Japan challenging postwar order, experts warn|

http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?cid=1101&MainCatID=11&id=20130815000141

Iranian Internet Infrastructure and Policy Report

http://smallmedia.org.uk/IIIPJune.pdf

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Washington Post

http://www.security-vision.co.uk/?p=3456&doing_wp_cron=1376589588.6183819770812988281250

IT Security Industry To Expand Tenfold

http://www.forbes.com/sites/richardstiennon/2013/08/14/it-security-industry-to-expand-tenfold/

Aggressive defence needed against cyber threats…from Canada no less…

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Aggressive+defence+needed+against+cyber+threats+expert+says/8789398/story.html

Browlock Ransomware Targets New Countries –

http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002590.html

Researchers figure out how to hack tens of thousands of servers

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2013/08/14/researchers-figure-out-how-to-hack-tens-of-thousands-of-servers/

How A ‘Deviant’ Philosopher Built Palantir, A CIA-Funded Data-Mining Juggernaut

http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2013/08/14/agent-of-intelligence-how-a-deviant-philosopher-built-palantir-a-cia-funded-data-mining-juggernaut/

Latest NSA Archive Release…The Secret History of the U-2 & other treats…
1) US Spy Planes Targeted China to Help India; Used British Crews to “Confuse the Soviets” and Overflew French Nuclear Sites
2) Groom Lake/Area 51 Finally Declassified
Less Redacted CIA History Released Under FOIA
3) National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 434

http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB434/

Enjoy my curious friends!!!

Semper Fi,

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