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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.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/apple-confirms-attack-by-same-hackers-who-hit-facebook/2013/02/19/fc9ba61a-7ac5-11e2-82e8-61a46c2cde3d_story.html

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