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Composite image of former US Presidential Candidates Barack Obama and John McCain in 2008.
According to the NBC News report, attacks on top campaign aides and advisers were detected in the summer of 2008. Officials say these attacks were persistent and complicated, continuing after discovery. This announcement comes after a two-day summit with the presidents of the U.S. and China, highlighting the U.S. government’s frustration with cyberattacks.