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Hong Kong also threatened by Chinese hackers.

Chinese corrupt politician Bo Xilai. Photo Credit to Andy Wong, AP. FILE - In this file photo taken on March 11, 2012, Chongqing party secretary Bo Xilai attends a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. North Carolina-based Boxun.com was forced to move to a new web hosting service Friday, April 20, 2012, after its previous host said the attacks were threatening its entire business, website manager Watson Meng told The Associated Press. He believes the attacks were ordered by China's security services, but it isn't clear where they were launched from. The assaults on Boxun's server followed days of reporting on Bo Xilai, formerly one of the country's most powerful politicians, who was fired as head of the mega-city of Chongqing and suspended from the party's Politburo amid accusations of his wife's involvement in the murder of a British businessman. (Photo Credit AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

Security experts have warned multinationals with bases in Hong Kong that they are not immune to cyber attack from China despite the shared sovereignty between the Special Administrative Region (SAR)and its mainland parent.

The Chinese authorities have long been blamed for either officially sanctioning cyber espionage attacks on foreign public and private organisations or turning a blind eye to financially motivated or patriotic attacks on western companies and states launched from within the People’s Republic.

Some believe there is an unwritten agreement between the hacking community and the authorities that these activities can continue as long as no government organisations or firms operating in China are touched.

However, experts in the SAR have said multinationals appear to be fair game for Chinese hackers.

Roy Ko, centre manager of the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team (HKCERT) told The Reg  that… READ MORE HERE