Hackers From China Resume Attacks on U.S. Targets

Hackers From China Resume Attacks on U.S. Targets (http://www.nytimes.com)

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After three months of silence, Chinese government-backed hackers are back on the hunt and going after U.S. targets according to a New York Times report. Three months after hackers working for a cyberunit of China’s People’s Liberation Army went silent amid evidence that they had stolen data from scores of American companies and government agencies, they appear to have resumed their attacks using different techniques, according to computer industry security experts and American officials.

In interviews, Obama administration officials said they were not surprised by the resumption of the hacking activity. One senior official said Friday that “this is something we are going to have to come back at time and again with the Chinese leadership,” who, he said, “have to be convinced there is a real cost to this kind of activity.”
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My Two Cents: I feel that corporations and government that are being targeted need to be more pro-active instead of re-active when it comes to Cyber Security. Unfortunately these hacking attacks will get only worst, not only from China but elsewhere too. It is clear that the Cyber Security these corporations and governments are using do not work!

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