Google: nearly all the major news contend with hacking attacks by states




Google states that servers of news organizations and journalists accounts from a primary target of hackers working on behalf of states. Thus, 21 of the 25 largest news organizations have been attacked by hackers who work for government.

The findings are published in a Black Hat meeting in Singapore by Shane Huntley and Morgan Marquis-Boire, two security researchers at Google. Would have shown that both journalists and bloggers are attacked by hackers who are hired by governments or even employed by states, research so writes Reuters.

Although Google does not want to reveal the exact method on how they come to the figures allows security researchers Ashkan Soltani know that 9 of the 25 most popular websites, with the Alexa ranking is maintained using hosting at Google.

According Marquis-Boire is well known that the media but also bloggers primary targets of hackers who work on behalf of countries, but never make many attacks on news the news. In addition, many publishers would only lately started to take measures to reduce the danger. Of successful hacking attacks


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