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“An apocryphal story from North Korea is that the next thing a child is taught in school after the late dictator Kim Il-sung's interpretation of Marxism-Leninism is computers. The best ones among them, according to reports that have appeared in CNN.
“Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said articles blaming Chinas government and military for computer hacking are on shaky ground and such stories serve political motives. China opposes turning cyberspace into a new battlefield, and countries should introduce global rules to govern conduct, Yang told reporters today at a press conference during the National Peoples Congress in Beijing. …”
“Months before Shane Todd's girlfriend found his body hanging in his Singapore apartment last June, the engineer told his parents he thought his life was threatened and that he was being asked to do something that might hurt U.S. national security. They were skeptical from the start when a Singapore detective said their son killed himself by setting up an elaborate rope-and-pulley system in his bathroom, then jumping from a chair with a cord around his neck.
“Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) is consolidating its digital crimes and software piracy teams into a single Cybercrime Center in an effort to confront new ploys by Web criminals with bolder initiatives of its own. Microsoft has been a target for Internet thieves for a generation….”