Archive for the ‘Chinese government’ Category

Microsoft Unveils Special Version of Windows 10 For Chinese Government

May 24th, 2017

China is very strict about censorship, which is why the country has become very paranoid when it comes to adopting foreign technologies.

The country banned Microsoft’s Windows operating system on government computers in 2014 amid concerns about security and US surveillance.

Even in the wake of that, China had been pushing its custom version of Windows XP and its forked version of Ubuntu

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China — OPM Hack was not State-Sponsored; Blames Chinese Criminal Gangs

December 3rd, 2015

In the most surprising manner, the Chinese government said it arrested criminal hackers behind the massive cyber attack on US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) earlier this year, dismissing its involvement.

Three months back, we reported that China arrested a handful of hackers within its borders who were suspected of allegedly stealing commercial secrets from US companies.


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Is China Behind the Massive Data Theft of 4 Million U.S. Officials?

June 6th, 2015

The US federal agency has notified its 4 Million current and former government employees that their private data has been compromised in a massive data breach.

Hackers managed to break into US government computer systems in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and steal records of Millions of employees, making it one of the largest known breaches of information ever on federal workers.

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