Chinese cyberspying grows against US, report says

China’s government appears increasingly to be piercing U.S. government and defense industry computer networks to gather useful data for its military, a congressional advisory panel said on Thursday.”A large body of both circumstantial and forensic evidence strongly indicates Chinese state involvement in such activities,” the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission said in its 2009 report to Congress.
http://in.reuters.com/article/technologyNews/idINIndia-44103220091119Also see:Internet Serves as Springboard for Attacks on US Military
Cyberattacks on the U.S. Department of Defense — many of them coming from China — have jumped sharply in 2009, a U.S. congressional committee reported Thursday.Citing data provided by the U.S. Strategic Command, the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission said that there were 43,785 malicious cyber incidents targeting Defense systems in the first half of the year. That’s a big jump. In all of 2008, there were 54,640 such incidents. If cyber attacks maintain this pace, they will jump 60% this year.
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9141209/Cyberattacks_on_U.S._military_jump_sharply_in_2009
http://www.pcworld.com/article/182805/.html

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