French reveal China hacks

Tuesday, 11 September 2007, 6:09 PM EST

French information systems fell prey to cyber attacks "involving China", similar to those reported by the US, British and German governments, a top French security official said.

"We have indications that our information systems were the object of attacks, like in the other countries," the Secretary-General of National Defence (SGDN) Francis Delon said, confirming a report published in French newspaper Le Monde. "We have proof that there is involvement with China. But I am prudent. When I say China, this does not mean the Chinese government. We don't have any indication now that it was done by the Chinese People's Liberation Army," he added.

At Australian IT.

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