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UNITED STATES

Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI

WASHINGTON, US: An email scam, which targets businesses with bogus invoices, has netted more than $214m from victims in 45 countries in just over one year...

23 Jan 2015

CHINA

Chinese paper blames Google over Gmail blocking

BEIJING, CHINA: Internet giant Google's unwillingness to obey Chinese law is to blame for the shutdown of its hugely popular email service, state-run media said on Tuesday...

31 Dec 2014

CHINA

Chinese hackers accessed US govt computers: report

BEIJING, CHINA: Chinese hackers accessed US government computers containing personal information on all federal employees, the New York Times reported on Thursday.

11 Jul 2014

CHINA

China detains man in online 'rumour' crackdown

BEIJING, CHINA: A Chinese man apologised on state television Tuesday after being detained for "publishing false stories" on an overseas news portal alleging gross rights abuses, the latest step in a wide-ranging crackdown on "Internet rumours".

15 May 2014

CHINA

Search for China's missing children goes online

BEIJING, CHINA: It took dozens of volunteers half a year searching old Chinese maps and villages, but finally the online-organised group helped Luo Gang find where he was kidnapped 23 years ago - and his birth family.

27 May 2013

CHINA

China's online censors on the prowl ahead of power handover

BEIJING, CHINA: Author Jin Song is relishing the challenge of beating China's army of censors and posting comments online about the country's impending leadership change, the first in the social media era.

6 Nov 2012