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Virus attacks on Tibetan network; Chinese blamed

Computers of the Tibetan government-in-exile and its support groups around the world have been hit by a major virus attack over the last month which the Tibetans fear could be the work of the Chinese government, officials said. The computers have been targeted by e-mail originating in China and containing what appears to be a custom-made virus, said Jigme Tsering, the manager of the Tibetan Computer Resource Centre. The cyberattack against the government-in-exile, its overseas offices, and Tibet support groups worldwide, may be an attempt by the Chinese government to spy on Tibetan exiles and their supporters, Tsering claimed. “I think they’re looking for information about our activities, about His Holiness the Dalai Lama, about his schedule,” he said. Full Story

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