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State-sponsored attackers likely used IE exploit to target Gmail accounts

Active attacks via an IE vulnerability appear linked to at least some of the state-sponsored attacks Google is warning Gmail users about.

By June 13, 2012

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How to protect your Gmail account from state-sponsored hacking

Find out how to fend off state-sponsored hackers (and any hacker for that matter) with these five best practices.

By June 8, 2012

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Google warns Gmail users about state-sponsored email hacking

If Google thinks a government is trying to sneak into your Gmail account -- well, now it'll let you know. And if you think this is another veiled snipe at China, you're not alone.

By June 5, 2012

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Experts say Stuxnet worm could be state-sponsored (podcast)

Symantec and TrendMicro researchers agree that the worm, which some say was designed to attack a nuclear power plant in Iran, was so sophisticated that it was likely "state sponsored."

By September 24, 2010

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US Homeland Security data possibly stolen in cyberattack

​In what "has all the markings of a state-sponsored attack," government contractor US Investigations Services reveals the probable theft of government employees' personal information.

By August 6, 2014

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Watch out, journalists: Hackers are after you

Google security experts say that many of the world's largest news organizations are being targeted by hackers that are likely state-sponsored.

By March 28, 2014

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Iran: We sent a monkey into space -- and brought it back

The country's state-sponsored TV claims the rocket reached a height of 72 miles before safely returning the monkey back to Earth.

By January 28, 2013

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Overseas hackers nab more than 1TB of data daily

A new report shows that the recent wave of cyberattacks on the U.S. are coming from a highly sophisticated group of hackers that are most likely state-sponsored.

By February 27, 2013

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Apple, Facebook, Twitter hacks said to hail from Eastern Europe

Investigators say the surge of malware attacks on U.S. companies may be coming from Eastern European cybercriminals rather than being Chinese state-sponsored espionage.

By February 19, 2013

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Middle East cyberattacks on Google users increasing

The New York Times reports that tens of thousands of Gmail accounts have been targeted by state-sponsored attacks.

By October 3, 2012