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Chinese Hackers Suspected in Cyber Attack on Council on Foreign Relations
Posted By kurtnimmoadmin On December 28, 2012 @ 2:35 pm In Old Infowars Posts Style,Science & Technology,Tile | Comments Disabled
December 28, 2012 10:11 pm
Computer hackers traced to China carried out an advanced cyberespionage attack against one of America’s most elite foreign policy web groups – the website of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).
According to private computer-security forensic specialists, the hacking incident involved a relatively new type of ploy called a “drive-by” website cyber attack that was detected around 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
The specialists, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the attack involved penetrating the computer server that operates the New York City-based CFR’s website and then using the pirated computer system to attack CFR members and others who visited or “drove by” the site.
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