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China’s Great Firewall Spreads Overseas | HostExploit News

March 27, 2010

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

January 26, 2010

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

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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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Report: Countries prepping for cyberwar – CNN.com

November 27, 2009

Report: Countries prepping for cyberwar – CNN.com: “CNN

Report: Countries prepping for cyberwar
By Elinor Mills
November 17, 2009 — Updated 1611 GMT (0011 HKT)

Threats of cyberwarfare have been hyped for decades but a McAfee report shows cyberattack preparation is happening.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
McAfee: Countries are amassing cyberweapons, conducting espionage
Report based on interviews with experts in international relations, security
Experts are seeing increased intelligence gathering, according to report
Threats of cyberwarfare have been debated for decades
RELATED TOPICS
Internet
Computer Security
(CNET) — Major countries and nation-states are engaged in a ‘Cyber Cold War,’ amassing cyberweapons, conducting espionage, and testing networks in preparation for using the Internet to conduct war, according to a new report to be released on Tuesday by McAfee.
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U.S. Says Chinese Spying Rampant

November 22, 2009

U.S. Says Chinese Spying Rampant 

Palestinian suspected of phishing Israeli bank accounts

November 16, 2009