[funsec] Australia: China's Cyber Raid on Agencies
fergdawg at netzero.net
Tue Sep 11 23:56:46 CDT 2007
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Via Australian IT.
China has allegedly tried to hack into highly classified government
computer networks in Australia and New Zealand as part of a broader
international operation to glean military and commercial secrets from
The Howard Government yesterday would neither confirm nor deny that its
agencies, including the Defence Department, had been subject to cyber
attack from China, but government sources acknowledge that thwarting such
assaults is a continuing challenge.
"It's a serious problem, it's ongoing and it's real," one senior government
source told The Australian.
Western intelligence experts say that China has also targeted the US,
Canada, Germany and Japan as part of its global intelligence-gathering
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