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Pin it on the Chinese — why not?
December 28, 2012 / D.Collins
Chinese Hackers Suspected in Cyber Attack on Council on Foreign Relations - Advanced cyberespionage attack employed 'drive-by' method on CFR website
BY: Bill Gertz
December 27, 2012 10:11 pm
Computer hackers traced to China carried out an advanced cyberespionage attack against one of America's most elite foreign policy web groups - the website of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).
According to private computer-security forensic specialists, the hacking incident involved a relatively new type of ploy called a "drive-by" website cyber attack that was detected around 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday....
The specialists, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the attack involved penetrating the computer server that operates the New York City- based CFR's website and then using the pirated computer system to attack CFR members and others who visited or "drove by" the site.
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