[ISN] Wall Street Journal says it too was hit by Chinese hackers

https://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9236418/Wall_Street_Journal_says_it_too_was_hit_by_Chinese_hackers By Jeremy Kirk IDG News Service January 31, 2013 The Wall Street Journal said Thursday it had been targeted by hackers trying to monitor the newspaper’s coverage of China, less than a day after a similar revelation from its competitor The New York Times. The Journal, which is owned by News Corp., said it finished an overhaul of its IT systems on Thursday aimed at strengthening its networks. “We continue to work closely with the authorities and outside security specialists, taking extensive measures to protect our customers, employees, journalists and sources,” the Journal said in a statement. In recent years, security experts have uncovered many cyberattacks that aimed to steal intellectual property or spy on certain groups, including nongovernmental and political organizations. […] ______________________________________________ Visit the InfoSec News Security Bookstore Best Selling Security Books and More! http://www.shopinfosecnews.org




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