China Eyed In Hack of News Corp Journalists and Others

From a Wall Street Journal story by Alexandra Bruell, Sadie Gurman, and Dustin Volz headlined “Cyberattack on News Corp, Believed Linked to China, Targeted Emails of Journalists, Others”:

News Corp was the target of a hack that accessed emails and documents of journalists and other employees, an incursion the company’s cybersecurity consultant said was likely meant to gather intelligence to benefit China’s interests.

The attack, discovered on Jan. 20, affected a number of publications and business units including The Wall Street Journal and its parent Dow Jones; the New York Post; the company’s U.K. news operation; and News Corp headquarters….