US oil industry hit by cyberattacks: Was China involved? / The Christian Science Monitor – CSMonitor.com

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US oil industry hit by cyberattacks: Was China involved? / The Christian Science Monitor – CSMonitor.com:
Iraq’s Rumaila oil field: A key target of 2008 cyberattacks on US oil and gas companies ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, and Marathon was exploration ‘bid data’ that provides critical details about new energy discoveries.

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By Mark Clayton Staff writer / January 25, 2010

Houston
At least three US oil companies were the target of a series of previously undisclosed cyberattacks that may have originated in China and that experts say highlight a new level of sophisticati”

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