Home page logo

dataloss logo Data Loss mailing list archives

Chinese Hackers Seen Exploiting Cloud Computing to Spy on U.S.
From: Lee J <lee () riskbasedsecurity com>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2013 01:50:50 +1100


China-based hackers may target Internet-based e-mail, data storage and
other services provided overseas by such companies as Microsoft Corp.
(MSFT:US) to spy on the U.S., a congressional commission found.

The Chinese government wages “a large-scale cyber espionage campaign” and
“has successfully targeted the networks of U.S. government and private
organizations,” the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission
concludes in its annual report to Congress released today.

The commission for the first time said cloud computing, which connects
Internet services, “represents a potential espionage threat.” The report
fails to cite any examples of the Chinese government using the technology
in attacks.
Dataloss Mailing List (dataloss () datalossdb org)
Archived at http://seclists.org/dataloss/
Unsubscribe at http://lists.osvdb.org/mailman/listinfo/dataloss
For inquiries regarding use or licensing of data, e-mail
        sales () riskbasedsecurity com 


# OWASP http://www.appsecusa.org
# Builders, Breakers and Defenders
# Time Square, NYC 20-21 Nov

Risk Based Security (http://www.riskbasedsecurity.com/)
Risk Based Security offers security intelligence, risk management services and customized security solutions. The 
YourCISO portal gives decision makers access to tools for evaluating their security posture and prioritizing risk 
mitigation strategies. Cyber Risk Analytics offers actionable threat information and breach analysis.

  By Date           By Thread  

Current thread:
  • Chinese Hackers Seen Exploiting Cloud Computing to Spy on U.S. Lee J (Nov 25)
[ Nmap | Sec Tools | Mailing Lists | Site News | About/Contact | Advertising | Privacy ]