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The Chinese military hacked into a Pentagon computer network in June in the most successful cyber attack on the US defence department, say American _officials.

The Pentagon acknowledged shutting down part of a computer system serving the office of Robert Gates, defence secretary, but declined to say who it believed was behind the attack.

Current and former officials have told the Financial Times an internal investigation has revealed that the incursion came from the People’s Liberation Army.

One senior US official said the Pentagon had pinpointed the exact origins of the attack. Another person familiar with the event said there was a “very high level of confidence...trending towards total certainty” that the PLA was responsible. The defence ministry in Beijing declined to comment on Monday.

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Yea our security is so great. Just shows how defenseless we can be.

Umm no thats bad that and
If they hack into our government that could be an act of war so which we could be quite in over our heads...

Anyway I hope our governments can work this out peacefully
Now is about the time were we all turn emo, since Azns make us look dumb and all it's useless, they got pandas on their side,
I'm thinking China will start a war soon... With all the bad food, poison in toothpaste, faulty products, and now this... yup.
A war of what kind lol? We have not much interest in proxy combat against another power these days, and total war between two nuclear powers is just plain out of the question.
I'm thinking China will start a war soon... With all the bad food, poison in toothpaste, faulty products, and now this... yup.
Actually, I agree. I have very nasty feelings toward China now a days. If there was a draft, I wouldn't dodge.
Actually, I agree. I have very nasty feelings toward China now a days. If there was a draft, I wouldn't dodge.

Then you would feel really bad because you would be mad at the chinese fighting the Iraqis :rolleyes:
I just happened to see this, and dicided to post it.

China denies hacking the Pentagon

China today dismissed accusations that its military had hacked into Pentagon computers, calling the claim "cold war" thinking.

The robust Chinese response followed a front-page report in the Financial Times saying Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) hackers broke into a US defence department network in June, taking data and causing the shutdown of a system serving the secretary of defence, Robert Gates.

Read here:,,2162161,00.html#article_continue
No matter what the truth, a matter like this shouldn't come up. There should be no people either 'Faking' this, nor people, 'Denying' this, which proves someone has a grudge or some sort of issue.
Lets prepare, I bet the 2012 end of the world thing will be WWIII
YOUR RIGHT! The Chinese will send out so many poisenous toys that it will kill everyone!

Really... World War 3.... The U.S. could still win conventional wars even with the army tied up in Iraq.
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