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White House Hack Attack

Posted By admin On October 1, 2012 @ 2:42 am In Commentary,Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

Bill Gertz
Washington Free Beacon [1]
Oct 1, 2012

Hackers linked to China’s government broke into one of the U.S. government’s most sensitive computer networks, breaching a system used by the White House Military Office for nuclear commands, according to defense and intelligence officials familiar with the incident.

One official said the cyber breach was one of Beijing’s most brazen cyber attacks against the United States and highlights a failure of the Obama administration to press China on its persistent cyber attacks.

Disclosure of the cyber attack also comes amid heightened tensions in Asia, as the Pentagon moved two U.S. aircraft carrier strike groups and Marine amphibious units near waters by Japan’s Senkaku islands.

China and Japan—the United States’ closest ally in Asia and a defense treaty partner—are locked in a heated maritime dispute over the Senkakus, which China claims as its territory.

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[1] Washington Free Beacon: http://freebeacon.com/white-house-hack-attack/

[2] Full article here: http://dailycaller.com/2012/09/30/paul-ryan-eric-holder-must-go-over-fast-and-furious/

[3] China carrier a show of force as Japan tension festers: http://www.prisonplanet.com/china-carrier-a-show-of-force-as-japan-tension-festers.html

[4] Investigators Say China Was Behind The ‘Very Major’ IMF Hack Attack: http://www.prisonplanet.com/investigators-say-china-was-behind-the-very-major-imf-hack-attack.html

[5] Japan targeted by cyber attacks ‘from China’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/japan-targeted-by-cyber-attacks-from-china.html

[6] Google phishing: Chinese Gmail attack raises cyberwar tensions: http://www.prisonplanet.com/google-phishing-chinese-gmail-attack-raises-cyberwar-tensions.html

[7] ‘Erase Israel from the Internet’: Anonymous plots massive cyber-attack: http://www.prisonplanet.com/%e2%80%98erase-israel-from-the-internet%e2%80%99-anonymous-plots-massive-cyber-attack.html

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