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  1. Telecoms chief rejects cyber-attack claims

    Posted Oct 19th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing A senior telecommunications official said that computer hackers- not their home countries- should be blamed for rampant cyber-attacks around the globe, and that the mainland's internet security has also been undermined by internet espionage. Information Industry Vice-Minister Lou Qinjian said yesterday on the sidelines of the 17th party congress ...

  2. Paper tigers that roar

    Posted Dec 12th 2007, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... by Britain and Germany that government-backed hackers are indulging in cyber-espionage. Beijing's denials are understandable, yet it's ironic that the mainland should be accused of cyber-crime: it justifies its tight control of the internet as necessary to prevent illegal activity. But something is very wrong when officials from an obscure county think they can salvage ...

  3. Global hacking game

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer The extent of internet espionage by the world's powers is a matter of pure guesswork. Whatever the true level, one thing is certain: a heck of a lot is going on. Some security experts contend that China's internet hackers are responsible for up to 60 per cent of cyber-attacks, others say that Russia is behind 50 per cent, and there is a belief by another ...

  4. Slim clickings

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Make a fashion statement with an ultra-compact 8.1-megapixel digital camera, the Cyber-shot DSC-T100. The latest addition to Sony's popular Cyber-shot T-series measures 91.8mm ... which offer superb clarity and detail. Available in red, silver or black, the Cyber-shot DSC-T100 is priced at HK$3,290. ...

  5. I spy

    Posted Sep 16th 2007, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... Compiled by Mark Footer 1 Pauline Cushman and Elizabeth Van Lew spied for one side, Belle Boyd and Rose O'Neal Greenhow for the other- during which war? 2 Maxwell Smart, from 1960s comedy series Get Smart, was also known as Agent what? 3 Which fictio ...

  6. Mainland link to darts plot at racetrack

    Posted Apr 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters Muscle relaxant used in nobbling bid at Happy Valley, say sources The drug used in a dart-firing device found buried in the Happy Valley racetrack last month was a muscle relaxant that could affect horses' performance, it has been rev ...

  7. Suicide puts cyber-bullying in spotlight

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung A US survey found that about 20% of young people aged 11 to 19 had experienced cyber-bullying in 2004The internet has become a dangerous place for teenagers now that bullies use it to harass people online Cyber-bullying can kill. But what's most shocking is that it emerged last week that the teenager who drove a 13-year-old girl to hang herself a year ago ...

  8. Fallen official stars as dragon in civil servants' cyber fiction

    Posted Nov 05th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu If former Macau secretary for transport and public works Ao Man-long could surf the internet from his jail cell, he would find himself the hero of a piece of cyber fiction that is catching on in the city. Slaying the Dragon, a 50-chapter series, begins with the king throwing his right-hand man, Little Dragon, into prison to appease the wrath of a more powerful emperor. ...

  9. CyberU taking security seriously

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... potential threats. This increased the demand for professionals in security management. To meet the growing need, Hong Kong CyberU, the first locally-based institute in cyberspace is offering ...

  10. Send in your views on cyber bullying

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... story explains, some schools are even getting tough against such cyber bullying by banning students from using their mobiles in school. We know that this is a big issue and we'd love to hear your views on it. Write to me at kate.whitehead@scmp.com and tell me what you think about YouTube, cyber bullying and mobiles in school. Kate, Editor ...




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