Massive Global Cyberattack Targeting U.S., U.N. Discovered; Experts Blame China
The world's most extensive case of cyber espionage, including attacks on U.S. government and U.N. computers, is set to be revealed Wednesday by online security firm McAfee, and analysts are speculating that China is behind the attacks.
The spying were dubbed “Operation Shady RAT,” or “remote access tool” by McAfee.
Analysts told The Washington Post that the finger of blame for the infiltration of the 72 networks — 49 of them in the U.S. — points firmly in the direction of China. California-based…