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February 26, 2013

Apple confirms attack by same hackers who hit Facebook

Filed under: Uncategorized — admin @ 12:25 am

by Hayley Tsukayama, Washington Post

A new report from a Virginia-based security company said it has traced 141 cases of computer hacking to a single Chinese military unit, based outside of Shanghai. The malware found its way onto Mac computers through a vulnerability in an Internet browser plug-in developed for Oracle’s Java program. Apple said it will release a software patch Tuesday to prevent the problem from spreading.

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