Cyber Attacks on McCain and Obama Teams ‘Came From China’

Hacking attempts on McCain’s and Obama’s campaign networks may have come from China. From Financial Times:

Earlier this summer, the Secret Service and Federal Bureau of Investigation warned ’s and ’s campaign teams that their networks had been compromised by foreign .

The cyber attackers successfully downloaded large quantities of information from the campaign networks, which agencies believed was an attempt to learn more about the contenders’ positions.

The official said investigators had determined that the attacks originated from China, but cautioned that they had not ascertained whether they were -sponsored, or just unaffiliated hackers.

Open popup

Welcome back!

CDT is a non-profit media site, and we need your support. Your contribution will help us provide more translations, breaking news, and other content you love.