U.S. Congressmen Say China Hacked Their Computers

June 12, 2008

U.S. congressmen have come out and accused hackers in China of hacking into their computers to obtain secret and personal information.Boston (ChattahBox) – U.S. congressmen have come out and accused hackers in China of hacking into their computers to obtain secret and personal information.

Rep. Frank R. Wolf, a Republican from Virginia stated on Wednesday that in 2006, four of the computers in his office were hacked.

The hackers traced back to China directly

The Washington Post has reported that many other congressmen have also had their computers hacked on multiple occasions.

The hackers got into the computers and found secret information on Chinese dissidents, their locations, etc.

Many have speculated that the information the hackers were going for could only really be beneficial to the government of China, meaning the government may be behind them.

China has denied hacking any computers of congressmen.


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