Is it possible to prove that the recent hacks against Google, Adobe, and others were sponsored by the Chinese government?
It’s not that easy.
You see, although there’s unlikely to be anyone with a better motive for cracking into the email accounts of Chinese human rights activists, there’s a lot of difference between a good motive and a “smoking gun” of actual hard evidence.
Learn more in this video I just made:[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYJFScY6iYo&hl=en_GB&fs=1&]
(Enjoy this video? You can check out more on the SophosLabs YouTube channel and subscribe if you like)
Even if a computer involved in the attacks was found to be located inside a Chinese military base that doesn’t necessarily mean that it was an attack done with the…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
Found this article interesting? Follow Graham Cluley on Twitter or Mastodon to read more of the exclusive content we post.