NBC News reports it has obtained documents indicating Chinese hackers have been reading the personal email of top U.S. officials since at least early 2010. Government-assigned email accounts of those same officials were not hacked because, according to a senior U.S. intelligence official, they are more secure.
The top news stories for May 22, 2014.
Last week, U.S. National Security Advisor Tom Donilon told Chinese officials that the U.S. government will do "all it must" to protect U.S. computers and networks from cyberattacks, Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters on Wednesday.
Last week's disclosure by The New York Times that Chinese hackers had infiltrated its computer systems offers a sharp lesson in cyber defense. Instead of kicking out the hackers when they were first discovered, the company kept an eye on them long enough to follow their trail.
The months-long Chinese cyberattack on the New York Times has already been widely reported, but the level of detail in the newspaper's own reporting on the incident should be useful to CIOs at other companies facing potential security threats.
If your company is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, your membership information may have been exposed to Chinese hackers who infiltrated the Chamber's systems. The hackers had access to the
It's time to think about China from a security perspective and not just as an afterthought. It's time to figure out how to prevent Chinese hackers from getting anywhere near your systems in the wake