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WikiLeaks: Chinese Politburo responsible for Google hacking


You had to know something interesting would come out of the quarter million diplomatic cables that WikiLeaks just, well, leaked late on Sunday, and the New York Times has picked out a doozie for us. hackerAs it turns out, that big brouhaha in China surrounding the hacking of Gmail accounts was actually a state-authorized attack. Such was the report from a Chinese informant working for the US embassy, and the disclosure goes on to say that it was part of a “coordinated campaign of computer sabotage,” reaching a wide net of targets, including American government machines, American private businesses, and… the Dalai Lama. Hey, China’s hardly the first country to ever engage in state-sponsored cyber espionage (ahem, Stuxnet), but we can’t say we’re not disappointed. Let’s keep it classy from here on out, alright guys?

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One Response to “WikiLeaks: Chinese Politburo responsible for Google hacking”

  1. Bart Altrogge says:

    Wow…Amazon quietly took down Wikileaks…people don’t realize how much of the cloud it controls.

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