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Google: Hundreds of Gmail accounts in U.S., Asia hacked
| Larry Dignan
Posted on 06/01/2011 3:02:44 PM PDT by fulltlt
Hackers around the world are gaining more attention than usual in the last few months. Now Google has added another announcement to the pile that hundreds of Gmail accounts have been hacked recently. Now, Google affirms that the problem doesn’t rest with Gmail security but rather this scheme was a result of phishing and malware.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gmail; hacked
This campaign, which appears to originate from Jinan, China, affected what seem to be the personal Gmail accounts of hundreds of users including, among others, senior U.S. government officials, Chinese political activists, officials in several Asian countries (predominantly South Korea), military personnel and journalists.
posted on 06/01/2011 3:02:48 PM PDT
it's a weiner attack
posted on 06/01/2011 3:16:22 PM PDT
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