Tuesday, February 19, 2013

China's Military Implicated In Numerous Cyber Attacks Against The U.S.

This 12-story building on the outskirts of Shanghai is the headquarters of Unit 61398 of the People’s Liberation Army. China’s defense ministry has denied that it is responsible for initiating digital attacks.

Chinese Army Unit Is Seen As Tied To Hacking Against U.S. -- New York Times

On the outskirts of Shanghai, in a run-down neighborhood dominated by a 12-story white office tower, sits a People’s Liberation Army base for China’s growing corps of cyberwarriors.

The building off Datong Road, surrounded by restaurants, massage parlors and a wine importer, is the headquarters of P.L.A. Unit 61398. A growing body of digital forensic evidence — confirmed by American intelligence officials who say they have tapped into the activity of the army unit for years — leaves little doubt that an overwhelming percentage of the attacks on American corporations, organizations and government agencies originate in and around the white tower.

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More News On Reports That China's Military Is Responsible For Launching Cyber Attacks Against The U.S.

REPORT: An Overwhelming Number Of The Cyber-Attacks On America Are Coming From This Particular Army Building In China -- Business Insider
Chinese Army Hackers Are Trying to Bring Down U.S. Infrastructure, After All -- The Atlantic
Chinese cyberattacks on US traced to this 12-story office building -- Verge
China's PLA controls hackers: US IT security firm -- Global Post/AFP
Chinese Army linked to hacks of U.S. companies, agencies -- CNet
The Chinese Army Is Hacking the United States and We Know Where They Are -- Gizmodo

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