NYT: Cyberattack on Google Said to Hit Password System

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on April 19, 2010

Follow up to Google Announces “A new approach to China”, from the New York Times: “Ever since Google disclosed in January that Internet intruders had stolen information from its computers, the exact nature and extent of the theft has been a closely guarded company secret. But a person with direct knowledge of the investigation now says that the losses included one of Google’s crown jewels, a password system that controls access by millions of users worldwide to almost all of the company’s web services, including e-mail and business applications.”

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