China “hijacked” 15 per cent of the world’s internet traffic for 18 minutes earlier this year, including highly sensitive email exchanges between senior US government and military figures, a report to the US Congress said.

Source: REUTERS 8:08AM GMT 18 Nov 2010 The traffic included email exchanges from websites of the US Senate and the Department of Defense, along with “many others” including Nasa and the Department of Commerce. Chinese internet officials have claimed that the re-routing was accidental, but the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission’s annual report suggested … Continue reading