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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) A report from the security firm Mandiant on the hacking of American companies by Unit 61398, the cyber branch for China’s People's Liberation Army examined; scenes shown of the Unit 61398 headquarters in Shanghai; details given about the brand names targeted by China and the spearfishing tactic used by hackers. [Mandiant CEO Kevin MANDIA†- says it’s the Chinese government sanctioning these attacks.] [February 12, President OBAMA – says our enemies are seeking the ability to sabotage our power grid, financial institutions and air traffic control systems.] [Former CIA analyst Christopher JOHNSON†- says when companies engage in business in China they are going up against a panoply of resources of the Chinese government.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The attack on Apple reviewed.

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea

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