Skip to comments.U.S. Confronts China Over Suspected Cyberattack as Fugitive Guo Wengui Appears in Washington
Posted on 10/06/2017 9:40:35 PM PDT by RohanKapoor
WASHINGTONA suspected Chinese cyberattack on the website of a prominent Washington think tank drew a complaint from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week in a meeting with top Chinese government officials.
The website of the Hudson Institute crashed earlier this week, shortly before the organization was scheduled to host an event with Guo Wengui, a fugitive Chinese businessman and political dissident who has alleged corruption within Chinas leadership.
The Institute had several days earlier detected a Shanghai-based attack aimed at shutting down access to its website, according to a spokesman. The spokesman said the attack was foiled, and he attributed the websites problems to a maintenance issue instead. The Wednesday event was called off.
Mr. Guos speech would have coincided with a high-level visit to Washington by Chinese government officials. On Wednesday, Mr. Sessions confronted them about the cyberattack on the Institutes website, according to a Justice Department spokesman. He added that China pledged to cooperate when the issue was raised.
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The Chinese will just have that inscrutable look on their faces. Like always. LOL
I hate to think our corrupt , inept FBI , NSA and CIA will be investigating this . I’ve lost all trust in these agencies ,, very scary !
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