The federal government said it previously informed victims and others of the cyberattacks in 2012 but had not made public the full details until this week.The new details of China’s alleged attacks offer a wider picture of Beijing’s targets in cyberspace — from private businesses to government institutions — and suggest that Russian-based hackers are not the only ones behind the onslaught against American critical infrastructure.
fuel provider Colonial Pipeline earlier this year, the details of China’s alleged targeting indicate that the pipeline sector is under assault from several different directions.The government’s publicizing the decade-old attack from China was distributed alongside another federal government directive urging pipeline companies to take cybersecurity seriously.The TSA previously issued a security directive to the pipeline sector in May, and the agency did not provide details that explain the new cybersecurity measures it was ordering in Tuesday’s announcement.News of the Chinese cyberattacks on American pipelines was not included in the coordinated global publicity blitz organized by the U.S.
federal government wanting to have “high confidence” about its own assertions and the government’s wanting to provide network information about the alleged Chinese hackingThe FBI and CISA’s alert on Tuesday provided an extensive breakdown of China’s alleged cyberattacks against U.S
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