Sunday, February 24, 2013
Following Apple and Facebook hackers attacked Microsoft
With the representative of Microsoft became aware that a number of personal computers were infected Corporation malware. When exactly was undertaken cyberattack no information. At the same time, Microsoft officials have assured that the reference to any damage or theft of customer information the company was not, RIA Novosti reported.
Media notes, and the fact that the software company Microsoft after the company Apple, as well as social network Facebook announced on the eve of the "recent" cyber attack on their personal computers, reported Reuters night.
Also, with the representative of Microsoft, a number of personal computers in the enterprise were infected malware. When exactly was undertaken cyberattack information yet neti. At the same time, Microsoft assured that there is no reason for particular concern, as not seen any damage to or theft of user information firm.
This kind of cyber attacks for Microsoft and other companies, who have to deal with persistent and determined attackers are not surprising - the representative of the firm's management Microsoft Matt Tomlinson.
As previously reported experts "Market Leader" at the end of last month - the beginning of the current points of unauthorized access to their internal servers, said a number of U.S. firms, media, agencies, such as the publication of New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post , the company Apple, the social network Twitter (podr. "cyber attack on Twitter - stolen data quarters of a million people") and Facebook, as well as several departments and ministries. In the cyber attacks against the U.S. media have accused Chinese hackers. China's government called the charges completely baseless ("Hackers attacked intranet Apple. Been suspected Chinese" and «Bloomberg: Attack on Apple, Facebook and Twitter have made in Eastern Europe").
Earlier, the Associated Press, citing its own sources, reported that the U.S. government would consider the possibility of trade sanctions against China if it is confirmed that cyber attacks on U.S. companies and institutions are carried out with the official support of Beijing.