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Sensitive data belonging to 480 lawmakers and their staff may have been exposed for more than a month, after computers in Japan's Parliament were infected by malware, it was widely reported on Tuesday. The data-stealing trojan compromised computers used by three members of the Lower House, and possibly a server, The New York …

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Trollface

It's the old Cold War all new again

With all of this PRC chicanery why hasn't anyone taken them to task at the UN?

Oh, I know why, the UN is basically useless, especially at preventing acts of war.

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Dear Sir.

You may have noticed that the UN is not currently in the business in preventing acts of war but instead is wheeled out from the garage whenever a justification for a "western and/or coalition" act of rank aggression has to be engineered from scratch. Currently the baby blue tool is being oiled up for hot Iran Action I hear.

The PRC is as of now least "to be taken to task" (i.e. berated by La Clinton) for anything.

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FAIL

Recently

..a UK government minister "disposed" secret documents in a park in London:

http://www.spiegel.de/politik/ausland/0,1518,791770,00.html

..a high-ranking intel German officer used his iPhone to insult another state officer in Germany:

http://www.taz.de/!78740/

..the US state department "lost" 250000" confidential and/or secret messages (aka Cablegate).

Can somebody educate these clowns ?

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Anonymous Coward

It's part of the preparation for invading Taiwan if the China-friendly party there doesn't win the presidential election.

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Anonymous Coward

sounds like people handling sensitive, internal and confidential information are in greater need of security awareness training than ever..

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