China Targets Israel in Massive Cyberattack

(Ha'aretz) Amitai Ziv - Dozens of Israeli organizations fell victim to a coordinated cyberattack by China's Ministry of State Security, the international cybersecurity company FireEye announced Monday. The attack was part of a broader campaign that targeted other countries including Iran, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Thailand. Israeli targets included shipping, high-tech, telecommunications, defense, academia and information technology. They were aimed at stealing know-how, commercial secrets and business intelligence. The hackers mainly took email correspondence and documents.

2021-08-12 00:00:00

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