How Chinese hacked Google, and why India should worry ?
Asked by cartoon network, 03 Mar '10 11:17 am
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The recent announcement by the United States giant search engine Google that it might withdraw from China made the headlines in world media. The Google decision highlighted the aggressiveness of the Chinese hackers who had been penetrating cyber fortresses like the Pentagon or the White House (as well as the PMO or the MEA in India!). Claude Arpi spoke to Shishir Nagaraja, the co-author (with Ross Anderson) of The Snooping Dragon: Social malware Surveillance of the Tibetan Movement, published by University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory in March 2009. Shishir Nagaraja, currently associated with the Information Trust Institute of the University of Illinois (US), tells rediff.com, not only about the Google episode, but also his experience with the Office of the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala and the world of hackers, in general. He believes that we have only seen the beginnings of the cyberwar, the \'war of tomorrow\'. In the not-too-distant future, it will affect each one of u ...moreAnswered by Cartoon Network, 03 Mar '10 11:15 am
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