Monday, January 18, 2010

Behind the China attacks on Google (FAQ)

Excellent post on CNET News that answer a few questions about the attacks and Google’s responses :

  • What happened?
  • What companies were targeted?
  • Who was behind the attacks?
  • How were the companies targeted?
  • Were insiders involved?
  • What was stolen from the companies?
  • Does this follow the pattern of other attacks?
  • Was Google particularly vulnerable to these attacks?
  • Is there a way consumers can protect themselves from this?