China mobile spying

 

BEIJING China's push for government transparency appears to have gone awry in one eastern city after police disclosed on their website a 149,000-yuan ($23,983-) contract to develop software for hacking mobile phones.

Public security officials in the city of Wenzhou quickly removed the notice on Wednesday after its discovery by Internet users had created a sensation on Chinese social media.

The deleted page, which is still viewable in Google's cache, showed the Wenzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone's public security bureau awarding two contracts to Wuhan Hongxin Telecommunication Technologies Co, a subsidiary of a major information technology company affiliated with China's central government.

China mobile spying

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BEIJING China's push for government transparency appears to have gone awry in one eastern city after police disclosed on their website a 149,000-yuan ($23,983-) contract to develop software for hacking mobile phones.

Public security officials in the city of Wenzhou quickly removed the notice on Wednesday after its discovery by Internet users had created a sensation on Chinese social media.

The deleted page, which is still viewable in Google's cache, showed the Wenzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone's public security bureau awarding two contracts to Wuhan Hongxin Telecommunication Technologies Co, a subsidiary of a major information technology company affiliated with China's central government.

© Flickr/ Earl Short Memory? Breedlove Calls for U-2 Spy Plane Missions Over Russia Lieutenant commander Edward C. Lin is charged on two counts of committing espionage and three counts of attempted espionage, according to a set of papers uncovered by the United States Naval Institute (USNI). The charges include sharing national defense information with foreign state representatives "with intent or reason to believe it would be used to the advantage of a foreign nation," the Associated Press reported.

According to reports, the crimes were committed when Lin served on a Navy Lockheed Martin EP-3E Aries II aircraft, based in Hawaii.

The partly declassified documents detail that Lin was allegedly transporting intelligence data to a foreign power while traveling abroad, afterwards lying about his activities.

Compromised systems were discovered in the embassies of India, South Korea , Indonesia , Romania , Cyprus , Malta , Thailand , Taiwan , Portugal , Germany and Pakistan and the office of the Prime Minister of Laos . The foreign ministries of Iran , Bangladesh , Latvia , Indonesia , Philippines , Brunei , Barbados and Bhutan were also targeted. [1] [11] No evidence was found that U.S. or UK government offices were infiltrated, although a NATO computer was monitored for half a day and the computers of the Indian embassy in Washington, D.C. , were infiltrated. [4] [11] [12]

Since its discovery, GhostNet has attacked other government networks, for example Canadian official financial departments in early 2011, forcing them off-line. Governments commonly do not admit such attacks, which must be verified by official but anonymous sources. [13]

The researchers from the IWM stated they could not conclude that the Chinese government was responsible for the spy network. [14] However, a report from researchers at the University of Cambridge says they believe that the Chinese government is behind the intrusions they analyzed at the Office of the Dalai Lama. [15]

An American businesswoman is facing charges in China that she spied on the Chinese government about 20 years ago, including charges that she attempted to recruit U.S.-based Chinese to spy on their home country.

The charges facing Phan Phan-Gillis come more than a year after she was detained while visiting China with an American trade delegation that was promoting business opportunities in her hometown of Houston, Texas.

Phan-Gillis' husband, Jeff Gillis, said she has been charged with spying for a foreign government from 1996 to 1998. He said the indictment was received by Phan-Gillis' lawyers "weeks after it was issued in court" and added the charges are "absolutely false." He said the charges did not indicate the government she allegedly spied for.