"Hacked by Chinese" - a phrase made popular back in 2001 by the now infamous Code Red worm. For many this was the first time the words 'hacking' and 'China' came to be associated with each other.
It is with that in mind that I give you this interesting article that seems to sum up just how far reaching the data mining campaign conducted (seemingly) by China has spread over the last couple of years: http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/091007G.shtml
My how times have changed . . . less "for fun" and more "for profit".