Invention of Google Inc. of an effort to take passwords from Gmail users, which might have derived in China, is being reviewed by the State Department and FBI.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the United States was informed and is checking the accusations. It is working with Google to evaluate the issue, FBI said. The attacks perhaps aimed hundreds of Gmail users, counting US government officials.
Clinton said, “These allegations are very serious. We take them very seriously.’’
The effort came to have been based in Jinan, China, Google said.
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