Wired: U.S. Pinpoints Coder Behind Google Attack

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Wired: U.S. Pinpoints Coder Behind Google Attack

Postby spamislame » Mon Feb 22, 2010 3:18 pm

Via reuters, apparently:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/0 ... le-attack/

U.S. government analysts believe a Chinese man with government links wrote the key part of a spyware program used in hacker attacks on Google last year, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

The man, a security consultant in his 30s, posted sections of the program to a hacking forum where he described it as something he was "working on," the paper said, quoting an unidentified researcher working for the U.S. government.

I think further research may be required. Hopefully someone interviews the guy. (Unlikely, of course.)

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