Dec 02 2007

Rolls-Royce IT network attacked by Chinese hackers

Published by at 10:21 pm under Uncategorized

You know, this stuff could really start to get annoying. Industry, banks, defense, jazz singers, online gaming…

LONDON (AFP) — Chinese-backed computer hackers attacked the internal computer network of British airplane engine maker Rolls-Royce, The Times said in its Monday edition.

Citing unidentified security sources, the daily said that while the hackers did not manage to get through to the company’s sensitive data, the attack earlier this year “nearly took them (Rolls-Royce) out”.

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  1. jumperon 02 Dec 2007 at 11:57 pm

    Here are some technical details:

    http://www.cerias.purdue.edu/news_and_events/events/security_seminar/details.php?uid=ji4nv9e06bju6jkrq7nndvpdc0@google.com