Snowden drops bombshell about China
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Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower exposing massive data surveillance on U.S. citizens, is now claiming the U.S. has mounted giant hacking operations against hundreds of Chinese targets since 2009.
In an interview with the South China Morning Post, Snowden said “We hack network backbones – like huge Internet routers, basically – that give us access to the communications of hundreds of thousands of computers without having to hack every single one.”
The newspaper said he showed it “unverified documents” revealing a widespread American campaign to collect data from computers in both Hong Kong and mainland China.
Snowden alleges the U.S. National Security Agency has conducted more than 61,000 hacking operations worldwide, hundreds of which have been aimed at Chinese targets including businesses , universities and public officials.