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Half of China’s government websites have security issues

As an increasing number of government organizations embrace the digital age by going online, website security for their domains are at high risk for cyber attacks, a survey by the National Computer Virus Emergency Response Center has discovered. The center found that 1,367 of the 2,714 government websites surveyed in 2013, or 50.4 percent of […]

China seeks ways to protect public Internet security

The 2014 China Internet Conference has wrapped up at the Beijing International Convention Center. This year’s theme was “Create Infinite Chances”. The annual conference is a platform for promoting exchanges and cooperation in China’s Internet industry. The first was in 2002. Internet business leaders, government officials and representatives from the Internet Industry Association discussed hot […]

Chinese government tackling post Windows XP security risks

The Chinese government is making efforts to solve possible security risks for government agencies after Microsoft stopped providing security updates for Windows XP, an official said on Tuesday. “Security problems could arise because of a lack of technical support after Microsoft stopped providing services, making computers with XP vulnerable to hackers,” Yan Xiaohong, National Copyright […]

Drop Cold War mentality on China’s cyber security

As China celebrates 20 years of Internet development, it is ironic that China, as the largest victim of cyber security threats, has suffered groundless accusations over hacking other countries. Twenty years after it embraced the Internet, China boasts 618 million Internet users, almost twice the population of the United States. But the country is still far […]

China on frontlines of cyber security threat

An internet cafe in Chengdu. (Photo/Xinhua) Twenty years after it embraced the internet, China has become a cyber giant, but a weak one vulnerable to a skyrocketing number of threats. Since China formally became a member of the global internet club on April 20, 1994, internet users had grown to 618 million at the end […]