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China’s Biggest Hacker Training Website Sealed!

According to local media of China, the biggest hacker training website has been closed by the police.  Officials also claimed to have arrested three members of the team.

News reporters said that hacking website was closed in September last year and three arrests were made but they failed to answer why this has been kept secret till now.

Official newspaper of the communist party says that Police also investigated Black Hawk Safety Net (another training website) in the central province of Hubei in suspicion of using threatening software. Hacker training website is held responsible to provide the programs for cybercrimes.

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Reporters said that arrests are made in response to the revised criminal law. According to this law creation and distribution of hacking tools has been prohibited. This new law was among one of the first of its kind in China which focused on protecting people from cyber crimes. Many arrests were made in China last year after new laws have been implemented.

Black Hawk Safety Net and other related website became very popular in China. They offer hacking training tools, videos and chat forums to members for a nominal fee. Black Hawk supposed to have collected 7 million Yuan (USD 1 Million) from a user base of 180,000.

A while back Google was attacked by Chinese hackers and Google brought global attention to the matter and threatened to stop its’ subsidiary service in China.

Chinese government on the other hand says, they don’t have any part in the attacks and they strongly condemn all cyber crimes. Implementing several cyber laws shows the seriousness of Chinese government.

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