China Most Threatening Cyberspace Force, U.S. Panel Says
Posted in: Legal & Security at 07/11/2012 16:10
China is "the most threatening actor in cyberspace" as its intelligence agencies and hackers use increasingly sophisticated techniques to gain access to U.S. military computers and defense contractors, according to the draft of an annual report mandated by Congress.
Chinese hackers are moving into "increasingly advanced types of operations or operations against specialized targets," such as sensors and apertures on deployed U.S. military platforms, according to the report.
U.S. panel labels China largest cyberspace threat, report says
China poses the largest threat in cyberspace, with its hackers increasingly targeting U.S military computers and defense contractors, according to a draft of a Congressional report obtained by Bloomberg.
The report, produced by the U.S.- China Economic and Security Review Commission, found that China's persistence and its advances in hacking activities over the past year poses an increasing threat to information systems and users.