Google Inc, in its official blog has stated that unknown hackers have been trying to hack into the Gmail accounts of hundreds of users, including senior US government officials, Chinese activists and journalists. It is found that the attempts have been made from central China, in Jinan.
FBI spokeswoman Jenny Shearer said: “We are aware of Google’s announcement regarding attempts to obtain passwords and gain access to these accounts. We are working with Google to review this matter.”
The White House said it was investigating the claims stated in the official blog, but referred Reuters to law enforcement.