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Description: The Wall Street Journal has recently admitted to have been suffering hacking attempts for approximately 4 months.

Source: Fast Company 

Date: February 1st, 2013

Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal has also fallen foul of Chinese hackers–and not for the first time, publisher Dow Jones & Co. said last night. There have been several attempts on the newspaper’s computer system over the past few years, with the most recent one in 2012, when the FBI discovered data that had originated from the media firm’s Beijing office. Several of its staff in the city were targeted, including Jeremy Page and Bureau Chief Andrew Browne. Read Rest of Story

Questions for discussion:

1. Why has the FBI been investigating these attacks?

2. What was China’s response to FBI allegations?

 

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