Chinese Hackers Bust Into U.S. Gmail Accounts
The Google email accounts of hundreds of American journalists and government and military officials were successfully raided as part of a spear-phishing operation conducted by Chinese hackers who tricked their targets into signing in on a decoy login page, the BBC reported Wednesday.
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Google said its security was not breached but indicated individuals’ passwords were obtained through fraud.
Chinese political activists and officials in other Asian countries were also targeted, Google said.
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