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After New York Times also Wall Street Journal Has Been Hacked

According to Spiegel Online the hacking attacks on US media are performed quite deliberate. After New York Times also Wall Street Journal reports, that its coverage on China has been spied on.

Recently it was reported, that Chinese hacker have stolen the passwords of all New York Times employees. Focus online writes, that "the attackers have gained access to the computers of 53 of the newspaper’s employees". Presumably they used e-mails with malware attached as the means to get into the network. Heise online assumes, that so called spear-phishing mails could have been used.


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