Probe of Cyberattacks on Google Focuses on Chinese Schools


Two Chinese schools may be the source of the cyberattacks on Google (GOOG) and a number of other U.S. corporations, one of which has ties to the Chinese military, according to The New York Times. The U.S. National Security Agency has worked to find the source of the attacks, but reports from the agency said that it has made no progress beyond servers in Taiwan. A U.S. military contractor was able to aid the U.S. government in identifying a computer science course taught by a Ukrainian professor in China as a possible source of the attacks, the Times says. The two schools that may have been involved were identified as Shanghai Jiaotong University and the Lanxiang Vocational School.