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Google e-mail accounts compromised by ‘Chinese hackers’

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Hackers in China have compromised personal e-mail accounts of hundreds of top US officials, military personnel and journalists, Google has said.

The US company said a campaign to obtain passwords originated in Jinan and was aimed at monitoring e-mail.

Google said its security was not breached but indicated individuals' passwords were obtained through fraud.

Full Story: BBC News – Google e-mail accounts compromised by ‘Chinese hackers’