News: Might virus writers be hiding in China?

 AP reports that Taiwan has sent a formal letter to rival China asking for help in tracking down computer hackers who allegedly sent a virus to a Taiwanese software company.The letter alleged that on Sept. 2, Taiwan-based Eha Technology Ltd. received e-mail that contained a virus, said the Straits Exchange Foundation, a semiofficial organization that handles Taiwan’s relations with China. The e-mail came from four Web sites registered in the Chinese provinces of Fujian and Hubei, the foundation said. The Web sites were stockfound.com, Lsaeraid.com, Feeledu.net, memoryfree.com, according to the foundation’s letter.
 
I haven’t looked at this but I have read that Chinese hackers have been reported to be working on viruses recently. Anyone know any more about this?

24. September 2003 by jeremy
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