Phishy China and Korea

Bruce Einhorn

For years, China and Korea have been prime targets for hackers and spammers. In both countries, it's pretty easy for foreigners looking for proxies to use in attacks on computer users in the U.S. and elsewhere to hijack local computers. I've written my share of pieces about this (for instance, see this BW story). But it's been a while, and since last I heard companies like Microsoft and AOL were working with Beijing and Seoul to address the problem, I figured things were probably getting better and that the bigger problem from China was the country's role as a base for click fraud.

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