Gmail Accounts Compromised by Chinese Hackers.

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    Feb 16, 2009
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    Chinese hackers have infiltrated Google's Gmail system and broken into hundreds of accounts, including those of senior government officials and political activists, the company said.
    Google says all victims have been notified and their accounts have been secured.
    "Through the strength of our cloud-based security and abuse detection systems, we recently uncovered a campaign to collect user passwords, likely through phishing," wrote Eric Grosse, engineering director of Google's Security Team, in a post on the company blog.
    "This campaign, which appears to originate from Jinan, China, affected what seem to be the personal Gmail accounts of hundreds of users including, among others, senior U.S. government officials...

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