Google aborted a plan of password-stealing hundreds of emails from gmail’s senior officials from EE UU and Asian countries the computer attack apparently originated in the town of Jinan. It is not the first time that Google denounces cyber-attacks from China. Google announced this Wednesday that aborted a plan of password-stealing hundreds of e-mails from senior officials from Asian countries and EE UU gmail apparently launched from China. On its corporate blog, Google explains that it was detected apart the campaign, conducted through phishing reported victims, said their accounts and reported to the relevant governmental authorities. The computer attack apparently originated in the town of Jinan, in China, and affect Chinese political activists, officials of several Asian countries (especially in South Korea), as well as senior officials from EE UU, military personnel and journalists. Google did not specify the date on which the attack was carried out nor revealed the identity of those users who you had usurped the password. Hackers used passwords to modify systems of referral and direct forwarding to third parties of emails from Gmail, added the note.
Google stressed that the attack has not affected its internal systems and noted make public this kind of security issues help users to better protect their information online. Other not attacks is the first time that Google denounces cyber-attacks from China. In January 2010, the company announced that its operations had been white of cyber attacks in order to access the correspondence of Chinese dissidents, in addition to steal the company codes and trade secrets. This complaint forced even to intervene the Government of EE UU and led Google to temporarily close its search engine in China. Tensions are softened to mid last year, when the Chinese Government renewed its license to Google and the search engine stopped automatically derive to Chinese users to the Hong Kong-free portal. Source of the news: Google frustrates a computer attack to emails from China