[ISN] Dozens of Chinese held in Kenya accused of preparing to raid the country’s communications systems

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-12-05/dozens-of-chinese-held-in-kenya-in-cyber-bust/5945610 abc.net.au December 4, 2014 Police in Kenya say they are holding 77 Chinese nationals who are accused of running a cyber crime network and mysterious “command centre” from upmarket houses in the capital Nairobi. Kenya’s foreign ministry also summoned China’s top diplomat in Nairobi as it sought to establish if Beijing was in anyway linked to the affair. Local police said they believed the gang was “preparing to raid the country’s communication systems”. The Daily Nation newspaper said a series of raids turned up equipment capable of infiltrating bank accounts, Kenya’s M-Pesa mobile banking system and ATMs. […]




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