China military unit behind hacking attacks

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

CBSnews.com: A shadowy unit of China's vast army is behind a huge proportion of the hacking attacks on U.S. websites, according to an American cybersecurity firm.

Mandiant released a detailed 60-page report (PDF) Tuesday claiming its "research and observations indicate that the Communist Party of China is tasking the Chinese People's Liberation Army to commit systematic cyber espionage and data theft against organizations around the world."

 

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