Apr 26

Google is one of the largest companies involved in the internet world. In fact Google is one of the three big companies that are involved in the internet search engines industry and other activities. Google has its presence in many countries and millions of people are part of impeccable network. This makes a person very vulnerable to safety issues in the internet.
These days, all your personal information which is very important to you is usually stored in the Google system. This is a very high risk situation because if the user information of the people who have their accounts is compromised, the hackers hacking into the system can use all of the sensitive information from the accounts to delve deeper into their accounts. Many people store sensitive information in their e mail accounts and all these could be compromised.
The attacks are said to have originated in China and there were even problems and tensions seen between these two countries because of this issue. An employee of Google in China clicked on a link and this caused the whole system to get corrupted while the information was easily extracted. Though Google has said that none of the passwords and account information has been compromised, it is a very scary thought that a Cyber attack on Google can affect each of us by making some of our personal information to fall in the wrong hands!
China wanted certain censorship on the internet usage, which is against the free use of internet and this could have been the initial motivation behind the cyber attacks. The Chinese government has denied that it was involved in any way in these attacks. In spite of this, Google had to shut its China office and routed all the web traffic to the offices and network in Hong Kong due to its open uncensored use.

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