2 China Schools Said to Be Tied to Online Attackshttp://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/19/technology/19china.html?ref=technologyAll the hype on the Google case does not seem to stop. On Thursday, the cyber-attacks on Google and a dozen other corporations were traced. It was traced to two computers at educational institutions in China, one which has close ties to the military. This seems to question if the Chinese government is even involved with hacking with Google, but having close ties to the military is quite strange indeed. Shanghai Jiaotong University, one of the schools that were traced, is one of China’s top computer science programs. Lanxiang, the other university, is often where the military trains their computer scientists for larger roles in their future. Some people think that this somewhat “innocent” victim might be camouflage for a third party, seeking espionage on important United States information. One of the professors of these universities was interviewed, and said that this happens all the time.
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