When news of a hack against Japan’s biggest weapons maker, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, broke earlier this week an obvious question was – who might be responsible?
In all, more than 80 computers and servers at the firm – which manufactures everything from warships to space rockets – were infected by malware at a variety of sites. According to some local newspaper reports, a Chinese language script was found in one of the attacks which left computers at a submarine manufacturing plant and a missile manufacturing facility compromised.
The Guardian reports that the claims of Chinese involvement were firmly denied by a spokesman from China’s foreign ministry:
“The Chinese government has consistently opposed hacking activities….
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.