Jun 19 2008
The People’s Daily reports that four employees of a Shanghai based Internet security company have admitted to attempts to extort money from online games firms. They apparently launched denial of service attacks on the game sites and then requested money and fees for their company’s firewall product. Don’t worry though, he promised not to do it again:
All the accused admitted the offense, and sentence will be passed within
“I was attracted by the quick money and got carried away. I applied my
talents in the wrong way,” Li told Beijing Morning Post.
In the future, he will apply his skills only to legal things, he said.
You can find a non-.cn version of the article here.
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