Hacker News – Colin Powell, White House, United States, Chinese Military
Colin Powell’s Facebook page hacked
A hacker posts unflattering comments about the former secretary of state.
Obama Aide Demands China Stop Hacking
The White House on Monday accused China of hacking U.S. companies on an “unprecedented scale” and demanded that the attacks stop, in the administration’s most pointed public criticism yet.
China says willing to discuss cyber security with the U.S.
By Terril Yue Jones BEIJING (Reuters) – China offered on Tuesday to talk with the United States about cyber security amid an escalating war of words between the two sides on computer hacking, but suspicion is as deep in Beijing as it is in Washington about the accusations and counter-accusations. The world’s two leading economies have been squaring off for months over the issue of cyber attacks, each accusing the other of hacking into sensitive government and corporate websites. A U.S. …
Commercial cyberspying, theft promise rich payoff
BEIJING (AP) — For state-backed cyberspies such as a Chinese military unit implicated by a U.S. security firm in a computer crime wave, hacking foreign companies can produce high-value secrets ranging from details on oil fields to advanced manufacturing technology.