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Google's China crisis

Reuters is reporting that the Chinese government is threatening Google with unspecified consequences if it continues to report hacking attacks attributed to within China. The People's Daily said that Google was "deliberately pandering to negative Western perceptions of China" with its "spurious...

June 7, 2011 by

Not being evil is good business sense

Privacy concerns, censorship in China, undermining the business model of every partner they work with from Apple to mapping companies; Google often acts as a financially aware business without seeming to pay too much attention to its motto. Responding to a hacking attempt that they probably suspect is at least the very least condoned by the Chinese government by taking a stand – that’s doing both.

January 13, 2010 by

Will the Feds take down a big hacker group in 2008?

This is the season for predictions and Websense is out with its top 10 predictions and a couple of them are quite interesting. One of the more interesting ones is the prediction (more like hope) that the government nabs a big hacking group in 2008.

December 4, 2007 by

McKinnon to appear at Infosec

Gary McKinnon has been confirmed to appear on the hackers' panel at Infosec.McKinnon, who is likely to be extradicted to the US to face charges of hacking US government computers, will face IT security professionals on Friday.

April 24, 2007 by

NASA hacker debate rages on

Security experts are split over Gary McKinnon's extradition for allegedly hacking US Government computer systems, while the majority of ZDNet UK readers polled do not think he should be tried in America

July 14, 2006 by

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