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Other Targets In Google Cyber Attack Surface




Other Targets In Google Cyber Attack Surface
Other Targets In Google Cyber Attack Surface



http://www.informationweek.com/news/security/vulnerabilities/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=222301222 

By Thomas Claburn
InformationWeek
January 15, 2010

The names of other companies targeted in the cyber attack disclosed by 
Google earlier this week have started to emerge.

Google reportedly asked the other 33 companies targeted in the attack to 
come forward.

A Google spokesperson said that while the company provided technical 
information, that was the extent of its communication to other affected 
organizations.

Adobe was the first company after Google to acknowledge that it had been 
targeted. It said on Tuesday that it had learned about "a sophisticated, 
coordinated attack against corporate network systems managed by Adobe 
and other companies" at the beginning of the month.

According to an Adobe spokesperson, Adobe decided to come forward on its 
own.

Web hosting provider Rackspace followed suit in a blog post.

Symantec and Juniper Networks have acknowledged being targeted.

Dow Chemical and Northrop Grumman were also among the targets, according 
to The Washington Post. Other reports say Yahoo was attacked as well.

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