Chinese propaganda video accidentally reveals cyberattacks on U.S.

In an otherwise unremarkable propaganda video out of China, they look to have accidentally confirmed that there are government-sponsored cyberattacks being launched against targets within the U.S.

For a few seconds in the video, a closeup of a computer screen shows a program built by the Electrical Engineering University of China's People's Liberation Army that's explicitly designed to attack websites of the spiritual practice Falun Gong using compromised computers in the U.S. — in this instance, on belonging to the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

The attack isn't against a government institution, but it does prove that the government has been working on a programs designed to attack websites and servers, and that they're already actively using them in the U.S. Not good.

The Epoch Times via Slashdot

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