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Hacking for the Chinese Military Sounds Like a Crappy Job

Unit 61398 Center Building 208 Datong, via Mandiant report.
Photo: 2013

I really don’t get what those old guys are thinking in the beginning. They should at least take us young people into consideration. How can passionate young people like us handle a prison-like environment like this?” — A Chinese hacker identified by the Los Angeles Times only as Wang, who blogged about the “low pay, drudgery and social isolation” that came with his work for a Chinese military hacking unit in Shanghai.

Hacking for the Chinese Military Is a Crappy Job