Spear Phishing Attacks from China Against Gmail Accounts
Reporters have been calling me pretty much constantly about this story, but I can’t figure out why in the world this is news. Attacks from China — old news; attacks from China against Google — old news; attacks from China against Google Gmail accounts — old news. Spear phishing attacks from China against senior government officials — old news. There’s even a WikiLeaks cable about this stuff.
When I first read the story, I decided it wasn’t worth blogging about. Why is this news?