Skip to main content

China Busts it’s Biggest Hacker School

by David Brooks | 08.02.2010
China can’t seem to keep out of the news about hacking and cyberwar can it? The country’s police have scored a positive news report, however: They’ve closed down the nation’s biggest hacker training school. It does raise some questions though.

The action went down in Hubei province in Central China, and three people were arrested and a pile of money and other assets were seized. The three were responsible for running the Black Hawk Safety Net, allegedly, and they’re facing charges of providing online hacking code to others–a new offense in China. It all stems back to a cyberattack in 2007, which revealed connections to Black Hawk when some of the suspects were caught….read the rest here.