Chinese Hackers Target NYPD Too, Says Police Commissioner

New York City’s police department joins the Dalai Lama, the Joint Strike Fighter and the U.S. electrical grid as the latest alleged target of Chinese hackers.

New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Wednesday that hackers make at least 70,000 attempts every day to access computer systems of the New York Police Department, the largest police force in the U.S. Kelly said most of the attacks originated from computers with IP addresses in China and the Netherlands, according to Newsday, but that all attempts have failed thanks to the department’s security system.

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