04 Aug '11, 3am

Huge cyber-spying effort revealed, China suspected. US govt, UN, Olympic Committee among 'compromised'

Huge cyber-spying effort revealed, China suspected. US govt, UN, Olympic Committee among 'compromised'

U.S. Department of Homeland Security analysts work at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC). -- PHOTO: REUTERS WASHINGTON - THE United States, United Nations, defence contractors and the International Olympic Committee were targets of a massive global cyber-spying campaign, a computer security firm said on Wednesday, with China seen as the likely culprit. California-based McAfee said it had identified 72 victims in 14 countries of a sophisticated hacking effort dubbed 'Operation Shady Rat', which it traced back to at least 2006. McAfee vice-president for threat research Dmitri Alperovitch described the campaign as a 'five-year targeted operation by one specific actor', but declined to identify the country responsible. The 'compromised parties' included the governments of Canada, India, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States and Vietnam, McA...

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