China's Military Accuses U.S. of Unleashing an 'Internet Tornado'

By The Atlantic Wire

In an amusing use of poetic license, China's military has accused the U.S. of deploying an "Internet tornado" that's reeking havoc across the world. The colorful allegation comes in the form of an article signed by Chinese military scholars Ye Zheng and Zhao Baoxian, and is seen as a reaction to accusations from Google that a sophisticated "phishing" attack on senior U.S. officials originated from Jinan, China. "Of late, an Internet tornado has swept across the world ... massively impacting and shocking the globe," wrote the scholars, in the Communist Party-controlled newspaper, China Youth Daily. "Behind all this lies the shadow of America... Faced with this warmup for an Internet war, every nation and military can't be passive but is making preparations to fight the Internet war."

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