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U of T sleuths track Internet espionage ring to China

Apr 07, 2010, 18:04 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Megan Ogilvie, Rick Westhead)

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"A massive cyber espionage network has infiltrated the Indian government and also hacked into a year's worth of the Dalai Lama's emails, according to a team of computer security experts co-led by University of Toronto researchers.

"The China-based espionage group penetrated government, academic and business computers in India, including those in the Indian national security establishment. A report on the spy operation, released Monday evening, found countries around the world have been affected.

"The group of researchers from Canada and the U.S. were able to verify and recover over 700 documents that were stolen from the Indian government, including documents that were listed as restricted, classified and secret."

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