Regular readers of the Sophos website will be no strangers to the rumours and accusations that have flown around for years, alleging that countries use the internet to engage in cyber warfare and espionage.
For instance, in September 2007, the Financial Times reported that the Chinese military were being blamed for a cyberattack which targeted a Pentagon computer system serving the office of US defense secretary Robert Gates. The FT reported that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) had been named as the likely perpetrators of the attempted hack.
Earlier this year, we reported how the German foreign intelligence service had been…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.