New York Times Says Chinese Hackers Broke Into Its Computers
Posted: 1/31/2013  |  By: Jethro Mullen | CNN
Hong Kong (CNN) -- The New York Times says that Chinese hackers have carried out sustained attacks on its computer systems, breaking in and stealing the passwords of high-profile reporters and other staff members.

According to The Times, one of the biggest and most respected U.S. newspapers, the cyberassaults took place over the past four months, beginning during an investigation by the newspaper into the wealth reportedly accumulated by relatives of the Chinese premier, Wen Jiabao.