China spying on senior officials in the Obama administration five years ago




Revealed new intelligence that pirates Chinese spy on e-mail for many of the US President Barack Obama administration officials accounts, since April / April 2010 at the very least, according to a document “highly confidential” obtained by the network, “NBC News,” NBC News News .

According to the document, and the US Agency for National Security, which dates back to last year, Chinese spying operation was discovered on e-mail – messages that called the US officials the name of “Dancing Panda” and then “amethyst Legion” – in April / May 2010. It is still active until Now, according to a senior US intelligence.

Although Google Inc., had revealed in 2011 that “Gmail” private accounts of some US officials have been hacked, the document and the National Security Agency confirms that the email accounts of other service providers also been hacked.

The US official confirmed to CNN that “NBC News” that government officials dedicated to e-mail accounts because they did not penetrate the well is available. He explained that the email accounts “for all trade and national security personnel” were targeted.

The document secret that Chinese hackers also were able to get their own officials targeted e-mail address books in order to remodel and then break through their social networks by sending malicious programs to their friends and colleagues.

Also noteworthy that the length of time to process Chinese penetration interfere with the use of Hillary Clinton’s special account for e-mail during attaches Foreign Minister platform of January 21, 2009 to February 1, 2013. This did not document the National Security reveal nor the intelligence official names or ranks hackers officials.

The other document leaked by former contracted with the National Security Agency, Edward Snowden, has revealed that China tried in late 2010 to spy on e-mail messages to four US officials, including the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mike Mullen, the chief of naval operations, Admiral Gary Ravid.

She explained the document, published by the German newspaper Der Spiegel earlier this year that, that the Chinese spies tried to insert malware officials in private computers.

It is noteworthy that Chinese espionage operation “Dancing Panda” one of the more than 30 breakthrough campaign launched by China and discovered by the National Security Agency and other intelligence agencies in the past year and confidential documents.

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