White House Hack Attack -- Washington Free Beacon
Chinese hackers break in to White House military office network in charge of the president’s nuclear football.
Hackers linked to China’s government broke into one of the U.S. government’s most sensitive computer networks, breaching a system used by the White House Military Office for nuclear commands, according to defense and intelligence officials familiar with the incident.
One official said the cyber breach was one of Beijing’s most brazen cyber attacks against the United States and highlights a failure of the Obama administration to press China on its persistent cyber attacks.
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My Comment: This news is startling .... for it goes to the heart of U.S. nuclear defense. But we should not be surprised by these developments .... the U.S. Cyber Command's top intelligence officer has been accusing China for the past few weeks that they have expanded their efforts to penetrate U.S. military networks and data banks .... hmmm .... it looks like they have been more successful than what we have been told. My prediction .... if these Chinese cyber attacks continue .... and the Australians are leading the way on this matter .... Chinese telecom companies will be banned from selling their equipment.
Update: White House Confirms Security Breach By Chinese Hackers (But It's Not As Bad As It Sounds) -- Business Insider