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Chinese ISPs Caught Injecting Ads and Malware into Web Pages

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China has gained a considerable global attention when it comes to their Internet policies in the past years; whether it’s introducing its own search engine dubbed “Baidu,” Great Firewall of China, its homebrew China Operating System (COP) and many more.

Along with the developments, China has long been criticized for suspected backdoors in its products: Xiaomi and Star N9500 smartphones are top examples.

Now, Chinese Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have been caught red-handed for injecting Advertisements as well as Malware through their network traffic.

Three Israeli researchers uncovered that the major Chinese-based ISPs named China Telecomand China Unicom, two of Asia’s largest network operators, have been engaged in an illegal practice of content injection in network traffic.

http://right.is/middle-east/2016/02/chinese-isps-caught-injecting-ads-and-malware-into-web-pages-44635.html

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