May 29, 2011

Mining companies under cyber attack 'from everywhere'

MAJOR resources companies are coming under increasing threat of cyber hacking emanating from China and other countries, with outgoing Woodside Petroleum chief executive Don Voelte admitting the group has been attacked "from everywhere"

Mr Voelte that it was wrong to single out China as being the only source of the attacks.

"It comes from everywhere. It comes from eastern Europe; it comes from Russia. Just don't pick on the Chinese; it's everywhere."

"The attacks on companies, and going after IP and other things, is pretty big, so we're all very careful in this space."

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