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Protecting its image: Chinese military allegedly behind hacks on major US newspapers

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A few of the most prominent newspapers in the US — The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post — have revealed that they have been victims of cyber attacks that closely mirror each other. All three media outlets hired private security consultants to investigate the hacks, and all three believe that the Chinese military is behind the attacks. It's not clear how many other media agencies have been subject to attacks, but it appears that China is looking to monitor coverage of the state — and weed out sources.