Ecuadoran authorities said Thursday they have arrested two people for alleged cyberattacks targeting President Rafael Correa.
A prolific computer hacker who infiltrated the servers of major corporations later switched sides and helped the US government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets, according to federal prosecutors.
The White House is hoping to help American industries help themselves prevent cyberattacks.
The US on Tuesday called for "serious steps" by China to stop cyber-enabled theft.
The Chinese army is behind a series of cyberattacks on US companies and institutions, according to a study by a US computer security company.
Spokesperson Liu Weimin made the remark when commenting on an annual national security threat assessment report delivered by the US government
Police said they believed the websites were hit by distributed denial-of-service attacks.
A report by McAfee said North Korea might be behind cyberattack on US, South Korea govt websites.
Malicious computer codes are used in triggering denial of service attacks.
Two South Korean govt websites were struck by the second cyberattack in a week.
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