China Telecom accused of exploiting points-of-presence to conduct internet espionage

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Series of BGP hijackings by China Telecom are no accident, warn authors of new Military Cyber Affairs report

China Telecom has been accused of abusing its position as a point-of-presence inside networks in the US and Canada in order to help China's intelligence agencies conduct espionage. The abuse, in...

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