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…


China China China hack hack hack redux | Beyond The Beyond |
NY Times website down for HOURS. Hacked by People’s Republic of Hacking…err…China again?
They’re 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

Frutas RAT…Targeted Attacks Delivering Fruit |
8,700 Chinese detained for online crime–China Economic Net
Information consumption to fuel People’s Republic of China’s economic growth – Xinhua |
All the facts and stats on the People’s Republic of China’s 591 million web users (INFOGRAPHIC)
Merger spree hits People’s Republic of China’s Internet giants–China Economic Net
People’s Republic of China: Language and Censorship in State Media – China Digital Times (CDT)
The new president’s “rule of law” campaign apparently doesn’t apply to the Communist Party.

People’s Republic of China could target oil firms, telecoms, banks in price probes: report
People’s Republic of China’s Lenovo Sells More Mobiles Than PCs Now As It Rides High On Chinese Demand | TechCrunch
New iPhone, 4G technology may mean Apple, China Mobile tie-up closer
WeChat passes 100 million users outside the People’s Republic of China =Hacker Force Multiplier…
HTC Changes China Chief

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

Western defense firms refuse Chinese buyers to deter copycats|

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

People’s Republic of China’s banking assets top 23 trln USD by June 2014 –China Economic Net
People’s Republic of china’s Zhongguancun may host private bank–China Economic Net

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…

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

Taiwanese firm faces patent infringement probe in US|

People’s Republic of China strongly condemns Japan over shrine visit – Xinhua |
People’s Republic of China urges Japan to respect victims of wartime ‘aggression’ –
Beijing urges Japan to reflect on wartime aggression|
Taiwan urges Japan not to hurt feelings of its neighbors|
Right-wing Japan challenging postwar order, experts warn|

Iranian Internet Infrastructure and Policy Report
Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Washington Post

IT Security Industry To Expand Tenfold
Aggressive defence needed against cyber threats…from Canada no less…

Browlock Ransomware Targets New Countries –
Researchers figure out how to hack tens of thousands of servers

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

Enjoy my curious friends!!!

Semper Fi,