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'New York Times' The Target Of Chinese Cyber Attack

NPR | Jan. 31, 2013 4:55 p.m.

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David Folkenflik

The New York Times says hackers in China infiltrated the newspaper’s computer systems. The Chinese government closely watches and censors Chinese media reports about policy and officials but it is less able to do so with the foreign press. The attack on the Times may signal a tactic that can be used against foreign news organizations.


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