The secret code in U.S. Cyber Command’s logo

The newly formed U.S. Cyber Command is supposed to centralize and focus the military’s ability to wage war over the Internet, but so far it’s basically famous for brainteasers. The command’s fancy logo contains a super-secret code in its inner gold ring: 9ec4c12949a4f31474f299058ce2b22a. Though some people noticed the code late last month, Wired’s Threat Level […]

China leaders ordered hacking on Google

A leaked U.S. government cable shows sources told American diplomats that hacking attacks against Google were ordered by China’s top ruling body. The cable said that according to a source, the Chinese government coordinated the attacks on Google late last year. The cable says the intrusions were directed by the Politburo Standing Committee. The cable […]