China Appears to Attack Yahoo in Latest Censorship of Hong Kong Protests

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As thousands of people swarm the streets of Hong Kong asking the Chinese government to fulfill its promise of real democracy in the autonomous region, Chinese censors seems to be tightening their control over the Internet.

In what’s almost unprecedented, China appears to be targeting Yahoo with what’s called as a “man-in-the-middle attack.” With such an attack, connections to Yahoo.com, which are normally encrypted, would be vulnerable to snooping, and Chinese censors could also block search terms or specific Yahoo links with the goal of preventing Chinese netizens from accessing information about the protests in Hong Kong Read more…

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