Sunday, November 9, 2008

White House computers attacked by Chinese hackers

White House computer servers have repeatedly been compromised by Chinese hackers, who obtained non-classified email between government officials. The attackers entered the system for brief periods before US experts could patch it The Chinese government is the suspected sponsor of the attacks.

See, "Cyber-Attacks Reported At White House, Campaigns," Washington Post, Novemer 7, 2008, at; "Chinese hackers penetrate White House network," Financial Times, November 7, 2008, at

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