Hacking Attacks – Feb. 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”