On 19 May , the US Department of Justice announced that a Federal grand jury had returned an indictment of five officers on charges of theft of confidential business information and intellectual property from U. Forensic evidence traces the base of operations to a story building off Datong Road in a public, mixed-use area of Pudong in Shanghai. It is one of more than 20 APT groups with origins in China. The group often compromises internal software "comment" features on legitimate web pages to infiltrate target computers that access the sites, leading it to be known as "the Comment Crew" or "Comment Group". Dell SecureWorks says it believed the group includes the same group of attackers behind Operation Shady RAT , an extensive computer espionage campaign uncovered in in which more than 70 organizations over a five-year period, including the United Nations, government agencies in the United States, Canada, South Korea , Taiwan and Vietnam, were targeted. The attacks documented in the summer of represent a fragment of the Comment group's attacks, which go back at least to , according to incident reports and investigators. FireEye, Inc. Most activity between malware embedded in a compromised system and the malware's controllers takes place during business hours in Beijing's time zone, suggesting that the group is professionally hired, rather than private hackers inspired by patriotic passions. Until , the Government of China has consistently denied that it is involved in hacking.
By Daily Mail Reporter. China has launched its annual military recruitment drive this month with thousands of young men across the country taking part in compulsory naked 'body tests'. Young men, many of whom are fresh out of education, are this week being put through their paces to check if they have what it takes to be a member of China's armed forces. And, bizarrely, it appears many of those checks are carried out while the young recruits have no clothes on. As China's annual military recruitment period launches early this year, thousands of young men undergo naked health exams which includes exercises such as press-ups. Volunteers: It may look like torture, but these young men are volunteering to do these exercises, naked, as part of the army's recruitment phase. Pictures taken at a school in Dongxiang County, eastern China's Jiangxi Province, show the young, unclothed men, doing squats, press-ups and other exercises as they are watched by a team of officials. They are checked over from head to toe by men in white coats overlooked by soldiers in uniform.
Navy radioman Richard Rutan was greeted when he stepped down from a C plane in central China in June He was almost as baffled about his presence on the desolate airstrip as they were. A few days earlier, the year-old had been at Guilin, about miles inland from Hong Kong, intercepting Japanese code with a dozen other radio operators when his officer tapped him on the shoulder and told him to get his gear together. To his astonishment, the major handed him the keys to an empty building. For the next two days, Rutan struggled to assemble a radio station, relying on bits of information he could recall from courses he had taken stateside. When the radio finally crackled with a signal, it seemed like a miracle. The "What-the-Hell!