Posted by: 1of10boyz | February 6, 2013


Sometimes I wonder if my writing disappeared would anyone even notice?

China Daily Mail

Washington Post BuildingAt least if you write about Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao

The morning edition of my Washington Post claims Chinese hackers penetrated its computer systems as early as 2008 or 2009. Security precautions were implemented by the Post late in 2011 by its cybersecurity contractor, Mandiant.

This follows reports by the New York Times  (January 30) that it, and other journalism sites, had been penetrated. The Wall Street Journal seems to have been one of them as reported 1 day later.

In the murky world of proxies and ghost IP addresses, there is little hard proof that these attacks were sourced in China, and indeed may have the backing of the government.

It seems that journalists writing reports on Chinese corruption or other unpleasant facts and might have had contact with Chinese sources were targeted for these contact/source names and email addresses.

One target was…

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