Thursday, 14 January 2010

Google Hackers Targeted Source Code of More Than 30 Companies

Source: Threat Level

The big news today is the word from Google that its security has been breached by an attack launched from Chinese IP space. Furthermore, the attackers showed a particular interest in the Gmail accounts of human rights activists. Google also reports that many other companies were also targeted in this attack, which used malicious PDFs to compromise systems. The Threat Level story linked here has one of the better write-ups about the incident.