Wen Jiabao

Hackers copy top-secret papers

PUBLISHED : Friday, 03 April, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 03 April, 2009, 12:00am

Hackers broke into a senior State Council official's computer which contained drafts of Premier Wen Jiabao's government work report for this year. They copied the report and other top-secret documents, mainland sources say. Sources say the hacking was carried out from Taiwan. Senior government officials have two computers - one they use for surfing the Net and the other for top-secret documents. This particular official used the wrong computer on the Net. The official has been severely punished.