Archive for the ‘Hacking Attacks’ Category

Hacking Attacks – May 29th, 2013

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

U.S. weapons system designs compromised by Chinese cyberspies

Australia Security Intelligence Organisation HQ blueprints “stolen”

Cyber-security turns into new battleground – tension grows

Chinese hackers try to steal UK stealth-fighter plans

“Cyber intrusions emanating from China on an unprecedented scale”

Hacking Attacks – Mar. 28th, 2013

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Chinese cyberspies have hacked most Washington institutions

China behind 20+ cyber attacks against Norway

How Facebook inadvertently exposed China’s giant hacking ring

Chinese hackers going after medical industry

Chinese hackers take weekends off, indicating they are employees…

Hacking Attacks – Mar. 3rd, 2013

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

European Space, Industrial Firms Breached in Cyber Attacks

Hacking causing tensions between China and Germany

China wants ability to close down U.S. critical infrastructure

Harper not saying what he’s doing about possible Chinese hackers

China hacking shows we’re all technologically vulnerable – “Our enemies are also seeking the ability to sabotage our power grid, our financial institutions, our air-traffic control systems…” President Obama.

Hacking Attacks – Feb. 21st, 2013

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

These stories all refer to massive Chinese hacking of Western military, governmental, and corporate computer systems, by a specifically-tasked unit of the People’s Liberation Army, Unit 61398.

Washington Post: “Report ties cyberattacks on U.S. computers to Chinese military”

CNN Money: “Chinese military engaged in extensive cyber espionage campaign

The Guardian: “China aiding hacker attacks on West”

Security Week: “Unit In China’s PLA Behind Massive Cyber Espionage Operation”

Toronto Sun: “China’s cyber hacking army spells trouble for future, say experts”

Chinese hackers and spies constantly stealing information

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

“During almost two months of monitoring last year, the researchers say they were struck by the sheer scale of the hackers’ work as data bled from one victim after the next: from oilfield services leader Halliburton Cp. (HAL) to Washington law firm Wiley Rein LLP; from a Canadian magistrate involved in a sensitive China extradition case to Kolkata-based tobacco and technology conglomerate ITC Ltd. (ITC).”


Peoples’ Liberation Army hacks government computers

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

“The hackers also targeted the House of Commons, specifically targeting MPs that have large Chinese constituencies, CTV reported Thursday evening.

“Officials traced the attack back to the Chinese embassy in Ottawa, CTV reported.