Attack on Google points up danger of source-code hacks

01/19/2010 |

Attacks by Chinese hackers on Google have highlighted the perils of "Trojan horse" infiltration of companies' source codes. If hackers can make undetected changes to code, they could spy on a widespread and ongoing basis. Hacking a Cisco router, for example, "could provide the perfect over-the-shoulder view of everything coming out of a network," says Jeff Moss, a security expert on the Homeland Security Advisory Council.

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