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Sony and the rise of state-sponsored hacking

North Korea has been blamed for one of the most destructive cyberattacks on a company in US history. It's just the latest in a string of hacks sanctioned and funded by governments.

By December 20, 2014

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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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In North Korea, hackers are the new elite

In the country dubbed the "Hermit Kingdom," just how do the cyberelite operate?

By December 6, 2014

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Google reveals inner workings of manual hijacking

In Google's study, the firm gets up close and personal with hijackers that target not businesses or governments, but you personally.

By November 6, 2014

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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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North Korean tactics in cyberwarfare exposed

An HP report suggests the reclusive country's cyberwarfare capabilities are rapidly making it a threat to Western systems.

By September 2, 2014

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China rebuffs Canada for 'irresponsible' hacking claims

The Chinese foreign ministry says Canada lacks evidence to prove who hacked into the National Research Council.

By July 31, 2014