NSA Director Names China Responsible for RSA Assaults - SPAMfighter


Gen. Keith Alexander, Director of National Security Agency and Commander of U.S. Cyber Command recently informed the Senate Armed Services Committee that China was siphoning plentiful intellectual property of the U.S. military out of the country and had a role in the 2011 assaults on RSA the cyber-security agency, published informationweek.com dated March 27, 2012.

Alexander opined that the RSA assault, which involved one spear-phishing scam, suggested an extreme form of sophistication the Chinese invaders exuded as they dispatched camouflaged e-mails having malicious software, which planted backdoors through an exploit for 0-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash.

He stated that the hackers' capability for doing what they did was of such an elevated level that their act, which was against a company like RSA, proved other organizations weak...


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