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Wall Street Journal, Washington Post disclose Chinese attacks
nbc ^ | February 2, 2013

Posted on 02/02/2013 1:20:57 PM PST by BenLurkin

On Thursday afternoon, less than a day after the Times' story was posted online, its ideological rival the Wall Street Journal revealed that it, too, had been attacked by Chinese hackers.

On Friday, the Washington Post, following a scoop by a former staffer, was forced to admit that its networks had been penetrated for years.

The Journal provided fewer details than the Times, but said that "in the most recent incident," hackers had managed to break into computers in the Journal's Beijing bureau in mid-2012.

From there, the Journal said, the intruders were able to access the Journal's worldwide computer network.

"A number of computers were totally controlled by outside hackers," the Journal said.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: cybersecurity; redchina; wp; wsj
Something tells me that most of the staff at WaPo has enjoyed being "penetrated for years" in a number of different ways.

But the real question is: How long will our nation put up with this cr@p?

1 posted on 02/02/2013 1:21:02 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

That’s RACIST! (to blame everything on the chicoms)

2 posted on 02/02/2013 1:54:06 PM PST by shalom aleichem
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