A new report issued by Mandiant Corp, an American computer and technology security firm, has found that an alarming number of cyberattacks against the United States are linked to China's People's Liberation Army. According to the study, 141 U.S. companies have had their data breached or stolen since 2006.
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"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," reports The New York Times which got an exclusive sneak peak at Mandiant's findings. "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."
Mandiant found that a group referred to as APT1,Read More »from China’s Military Linked to Cyberattacks Against America