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Their Kung Fu is Strong

A key component of China’s information warfare expertise comes from a group called the “Red Hackers Alliance,” which identifies itself as “a network security research organization made up of Chinese patriotic hackers,” U.S. officials say.

Chinese-origin hackers are responsible for tens of thousands of computer attacks on U.S. government networks, U.S. officials say.

A Hong Kong-based specialist said China has a budget for hiring the best IT graduates from U.S. universities to hone its cyberwar capabilities. “They’ve got the money, and they are spending it,” he said.

Really . . . Imagine that . . .

Michael Tanji

Michael Tanji

Michael Tanji spent nearly 20 years in the US intelligence community. Trained in both SIGINT and HUMINT disciplines he has worked at the Defense Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency, and the National Reconnaissance Office. At various points in his career he served as an expert in information warfare, computer network operations, computer forensics, and indications and warning. A veteran of the US Army, Michael has served in both strategic and tactical assignments in the Pacific Theater, the Balkans, and the Middle East.