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The Canadian government admitted on February 17 that several departments had recently suffered a series of cyberattacks. The attacks had specifically targeted the Department of Finance, the Treasury Board, and the Defense Research and Development Department. Government officials stated that the attacks were traced back to computers located in China. The Chinese government denied any complicity.

According to Treasury Board President Stockwell Day, the security breaches were "significant [in] that they were going after financial records." The Department of National Defense, meanwhile, was still attempting to determine what data had been scoured within its Defense and Research Development branch.

Discoveries of the attacks forced the affected government departments to temporarily disconnect from the Internet. cbc News reported that this kind of hacker attack can be "dreadfully effective" and that

hackers using servers in China gained control of a number of Canadian government computers belonging to top federal officials. Then, posing as federal executives, they sent e-mails to departmental technical staffers, conning them into providing key passwords that gave them access to government networks.

At the same time, the hackers sent other staff seemingly innocuous memos as attachments. The moment an attachment was opened by a recipient, a viral program was unleashed on the network.

The program then hunted for specific kinds of classified government information, and sent it back to the hackers over the Internet.

With the wave of Chinese corporate takeovers and investment in Canadian resource companies, Chinese corporations may have been searching for information on Canada's political climate.

Way back in 2002, Canada's Solicitor General Sheila Fraser raised alarms about the need for the government to bring its cybersecurity standards up to par. Three years later she reported that not much had been done. It seems that Canada is still very vulnerable today.

The Canadian government admitted on February 17 that several departments had recently suffered a series of cyberattacks. The attacks had specifically targeted the Department of Finance, the Treasury Board, and the Defense Research and Development Department. Government officials stated that the attacks were traced back to computers located in China. The Chinese government denied any complicity.

According to Treasury Board President Stockwell Day, the security breaches were "significant [in] that they were going after financial records." The Department of National Defense, meanwhile, was still attempting to determine what data had been scoured within its Defense and Research Development branch.

Discoveries of the attacks forced the affected government departments to temporarily disconnect from the Internet. cbc News reported that this kind of hacker attack can be "dreadfully effective" and that

hackers using servers in China gained control of a number of Canadian government computers belonging to top federal officials. Then, posing as federal executives, they sent e-mails to departmental technical staffers, conning them into providing key passwords that gave them access to government networks.

At the same time, the hackers sent other staff seemingly innocuous memos as attachments. The moment an attachment was opened by a recipient, a viral program was unleashed on the network.

The program then hunted for specific kinds of classified government information, and sent it back to the hackers over the Internet.

With the wave of Chinese corporate takeovers and investment in Canadian resource companies, Chinese corporations may have been searching for information on Canada's political climate.

Way back in 2002, Canada's Solicitor General Sheila Fraser raised alarms about the need for the government to bring its cybersecurity standards up to par. Three years later she reported that not much had been done. It seems that Canada is still very vulnerable today.

About Gerald Flurry Company

Gerald Ray Flurry (born April 12, 1935) is the founder and Pastor General of the Philadelphia Church of God (PCG), a small church based in Edmond, Oklahoma. He is presenter of the television program The Key of David, is editor in chief of The Philadelphia Trumpet magazine, is founder and chancellor of Herbert W. Armstrong College in Edmond, Oklahoma, and is founder and chairman of the Armstrong International Cultural Foundation. It is taught within the church that he is That Prophet, a divinely appointed successor to Herbert W. Armstrong, akin to Elisha after Elijah. He is a supporter of teachings of Herbert W. Armstrong (founder of the Worldwide Church of God).

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Press Release Submitted On: March 06, 2011 at 8:49 pm
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