Cyberattacks reportedly are traced to Chinese army unit

02/19/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A U.S. computer security firm says it has identified a unit of China's army as responsible for dozens of cyberattacks on U.S. companies over the years. In a 60-page report to be released today, Mandiant says it has overwhelming forensic evidence that attacks on U.S. firms such as Coca-Cola and, more recently, critical infrastructure industries, originated from the nondescript headquarters of army Unit 61398. The Chinese government denies responsibility for the attacks, but U.S. intelligence officials have said they have evidence that supports Mandiant's findings.

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