Snowden reveals more detailed information about alleged US cyber-spying targeted at Hong Kong and mainland China.
Documents seen by the Post and statements by Snowden show that Washington’s cyber-spying programme carried out:
Extensive hacking of major telecommunication companies in China to access text messages
Sustained attacks on network backbones at Tsinghua University, China’s premier seat of learning.
Hacking of computers at the Hong Kong headquarters of Pacnet, which owns one of the most extensive fibre optic submarine cable networks in the region