PM says foreign spies hacked into New Zealand government computers; no key data lost

Foreign spies have hacked into New Zealand government computers in recent months but no classified information was stolen, Prime Minister Helen Clark said Tuesday.Clark’s attempt to reassure followed revelations by the country’s top spy, Security Intelligence Service head Warren Tucker, that foreign sources had hacked into government computer systems and stolen information. see:

Blog: Is Beijing hacking into NZ’s computers?

The Security Intelligence Service’s claims that foreign governments are hacking its network aren’t surprising given the stir created in the last couple of weeks at news that the Chinese People’s Liberation Army allegedly hacked the Pentagon’s network.

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