Chinese Hacked American Power GridAdded: Monday, October 8th, 2012
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The organization whose software is responsible for remote administration and monitoring of large sections of the American energy industry recently warned its clients about hacker attacks.
According to Telvent Canada, digital fingerprints left by the hackers point to China and one of its hacking groups known for numerous cyber-espionage campaigns against the US companies. The intruders somehow managed to bypass the corporate firewall and security systems and break into the system.
The company has sent letters to its clients, saying that the hacker attack took place on the 10th of September. The intruders installed malicious software in the system and stole project files from one of its most important offerings – a product which would help energy companies mesh older IT funds with more advanced “smart grid” methods.
Telvent Canada explained that it had to disconnect the usual data links between customers and affected parts of its internal networks. The company is still trying to find a virus or malware files, but the security experts confirmed that Telvent Canada doesn’t think the intruders obtained any sensitive information which could enable them to access a customer system. The experts also doubt that any of the hacked machines have been connected to a customer system.
According to the software company, Telvent Canada was helped by both law enforcement and a task force of representatives from its parent company, Schneider Electric. In the meantime, security experts confirmed that the website and malware names found in the Telvent report point to some Chinese hacking group named “Comment Group.” This group is known for its involvement in sophisticated attacks targeted at harvesting IP and trade secrets from energy corporations, patent law companies and investment banks.
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Monday, October 8th, 2012
|posted by (2012-10-08 15:27:33)|
|SO WHAT. HAVE A TASTE OF YOUR OWN MEDICINE. THE SYSTEM SNOOPS AND SPIES ON US ALL THE TIME. IF THEY HAVE NOTHING TO HIDE THEN THEY CAN NOT COMPLAIN.|
|the only problem with Chinese hackers is - once you get rid of them, they're back an hour later...|
|posted by (2012-10-08 15:48:27)|
Laughed my a-- off!!, Great comment!!
|@2 : LOL .... i like that|
|The_Ritty - True I though it was an half of an hour instead?|
ponklay - Strange comment coming from a Russian giving to what China did to Russia..
Now you know why many of the Chinese NEW weapons look so much like the Western NEW weapons; they stole the plans to them.
Why spend billion or trillion on R and D when all you have to do is wait for it to be developed and then steal the plans saving you all that money?
If you don't think China is a very serious threat; ask the why they are building and have built nuclear subs and aircraft carriers and more?
The major difference with China and the Western Nations is China has patience. They think nothing of waiting 20, 40, 50 or 100 years to get what they want. If they can't wait they just ship in money by the truck loads to corrupt people and buy it..
|lol i find it funny that only reports on china hacks hit media but not usa hacks on china nor Israel is talked about ...hmm the recent iran oil hacks i wonder who did that one .. as much i thank you for the info demonizing china for what this country (usa) based its self off is kinda ironic to me lol but in the end of the day we all know the relationship of china and russia mess with one get the other the chinese cant keep doing things so publicly and get away with it although it seems one sided what the nsa is doing is scary we will see ..... @6 i agree kinda but china will fail big in one area thinking that the people there own people to which they strangle economically will back them in real conflict unless forced.|
hacking is one thing real war is another ..
|alchemy316 - True China will and is failing. Their economy is currently imploding and will in a far far bigger way than the western countries had done currently.|
Look up China's ghost cities - NOT that kind of ghost.
They are inflating the yet and building all kinds of condo's, apt., malls, etc. that sit empty due to their own people can't even pay to live in them.
Talk is of the world ending in 2012; hasn't anyone though instead of the thought of physical ending - pop no more? To a possible economic ending instead? Looks more and more possible everyday..
|@8 that is new to me but not surprising to hear its like the cage people there among other atrocities we see by chance of the reality there .. the world is seeing this now even more than ever i just hope we stop getting things twisted over the cyber sec what i mean is focus on the main issue politics are whats diluting it but who else can fix this. well other than hiring hackers which the nsa and fbi im sure are doing. we cannot lay down and die its just not the "american way " ...|
thanks for the links
|ahhhh good old china... treat the population like shit and steal ideas from round the world... you only have to look at their cars to realise it.|
|posted by (2012-10-09 12:58:13)|
|title makes it souonds like the chinese fovernement hacked the us thing not a hacker|
|posted by (2012-10-10 13:52:08)|
|Damn. Busted again. Idiots.|
|Well who will make all our shit ? ?|
China makes everything, it cant fail...
The price of everything would go up, if we had to make it all ourselves, and we cant have that.
|If people actually believed what the papers wrote we'd all be baddies|
|posted by (2012-10-11 00:14:18)|
|malware ask you for your info like credit card offerings in spam mail etc...|
virus it like Trojan driver download it looking for good driver from meta search engine or malicious download website etc...
why from remote bypass? giving intruders info from your company.
if was a private network without defense and bad networking monitoring or give ridiculous password access to whom look make you ridiculous to others. why had turn on share in your pc and give to remote administration from others in a company?
in private network server instructor can change one letter in your scrip and for what? if you did't put attention you can get less of A grade.
good faith! don't existing anymore.
|posted by (2012-10-11 07:28:36)|
|Their firewall must be made in China lol.||
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