China’s computers hacked to launch cyberattacks on Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

IP addresses in the USA, Germany, and the Netherlands were used to take control of Chinese computers to attack Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine, reported Chinese state news agency Xinhua. 

Xinhua cited a statement by the National Computer Network Emergency Response Technical Team/Coordination Center of China (CNCERT/CC), which notes: ‘Monitoring by the CNCERT/CC found that since late February, China’s internet has continuously faced cyberattacks from abroad. These overseas groups attacked by taking control of computers in the country to carry out cyber attacks on Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.’ Xinhua stated  87% of the attacks are targeting Russia.