Intel Faced Sophisticated Attack Last Month

In a long list of companies coming forward admitting to recently being hacked, Intel claims they faced a sophisticated attack last month according to an article on The Register. In a statement, Intel states:

We regularly face attempts by others to gain unauthorized access through the Internet to our information technology systems by, for example, masquerading as authorized users or surreptitious introduction of software. These attempts, which might be the result of industrial or other espionage, or actions by hackers seeking to harm the company, its products, or end users, are sometimes successful. One recent and sophisticated incident occurred in January 2010 around the same time as the recently publicized security incident reported by Google.”

Read the full article at The Register.

~ by D. Dieterle on February 25, 2010.

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