CHICOM Civilian Irregular Information Operators Harnessing Hacker Hatred.
The RHA has a paid staff, including university trained network security experts. Officially, the RHA provides training and advice about network security. But the RHA has also apparently absorbed the thousands of Chinese hackers who used to belong to informal hacker organizations. These groups often openly launched Cyber War attacks against foreign targets. One of the more notorious examples of this was in the Spring of 2001, when outraged Chinese hackers went after American targets in the wake of a Chinese fighter crashing, after colliding with an American P-3 patrol aircraft. American hackers fought back, and apparently there was more damage on the Chinese side. This offended the Chinese hackers a great deal, and they vowed to not fail in the future.
American hackers prevailed 9 years ago. Will anything useful be accomplished by them next time?
By, With, and Through, you Regulars. Plausible Deniability.
Does the TEA Party have sympathetic hackers on their side? Democrats did two years ago, now, not so much. Do the RINO’s have any Cyber capability at all?
China’s Restless Hackers, 2006/04/18
Red Chinese Cyber-Militia, 2008/05/29
Chinese Cyber Warriors, 2008/08/18