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Text by NEWS WIRES

Latest update : 2010-02-20

A Chinese vocational school which trains IT technicians for the army has denied US media reports that it was behind recent cyber-attacks against Internet giant, Google.

AFP - A Chinese school linked to cyber-attacks on Google denied any involvement, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.

Li Zixiang from the Lanxiang Vocational School in Shandong Province, said "investigations ...found no trace the attacks originated from our school."

The New York Times reported on Thursday that the cyber-attacks aimed at Google and dozens of other firms were reportedly traced to computers at two Chinese schools.

Citing unidentified anonymous sources, the newspaper said trails led to Shanghai Jiaotong University and the Lanxiang Vocational School, which was created with military backing and trains some of its computer scientists.

Date created : 2010-02-20

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