Chinese Hackers Have Cybersitter Law Firm in Cross-Hairs
Last week, I wrote about a closely-held company, Cybersitter, suing the Chinese government for software piracy.
began receiving well-crafted e-mail messages that appeared to come from other company staffers. The messages tried to get the victims to either open a malicious attachment or visit a Web site that hosted attack code.
Attormey Elliot Gipson said no one fell for the suspicious e-mails because they were not worded in a manner that matched the way people spoke.
"The email just didn't seem right to me," he said. Moreover, employees had been warned that something untoward might happen after the Cybersitter lawsuit was filed.