Category: Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)

  • The 2008 Chinese Cyber Assaults on India: A Turning Point in Cybersecurity History

    The 2008 Chinese Cyber Assaults on India: A Turning Point in Cybersecurity History

    In May 2008, The Times Of India reported that an Indian official had accused China of hacking into government computers. The official stated that the core of the Chinese assault was the scanning and mapping of India‚Äôs official networks to gain access to content in order to plan how to disable or disrupt networks during a conflict.…

  • The 2007 French Hack: A Look into Chinese State-Sponsored Cyber Espionage

    The 2007 French Hack: A Look into Chinese State-Sponsored Cyber Espionage

    In September 2007, Francis Delon, the Secretary-General of National Defence in France, publicly stated that information systems in France had been infiltrated by groups from China. The intrusion was believed to be a state-sponsored cyber espionage campaign targeting the French government and military networks. The incident was significant as it was one of the first…

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