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China Military Site Gets 2.3Million Hack Attempts in One Month

     
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China Military Site Gets 2.3Million Hack Attempts in One Month [news.bbc.co.uk]
The Chinese military defence website was subjected to 2.3 million hacking attempts in its first month online according to officials.

"When there were major events taking place related to the military and national defense, the number of (cyber) attacks rose," said editor Ji Guilin.

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I assume that they're talking about this site: [eng.mod.gov.cn...]

I wonder how they're defining 'hack attempts'. The site design does look a lot like a standard CMS package. Could it just be the script kiddies looking for standard vulnerabilities?