The New York Times, Der Spiegel, El País, The Guardian, and Le Monde had early access to the logs. According to their analysis of the myriad issues discussed in the cables, these five are among the most striking revelations. - Stephen Kurczy, CSM staff writer
- China hacked Google, US, and the [CIA's] Dalai Lama
US officials believe that Chinese operatives hacked into Google, the computers of US officials, and the online communications of the Dalai Lama.
- Google announced in January that it had been the victim of cyberattacks emanating from China, though it did not directly blame China. The WikiLeaks cables reveal that, all the while, the United States believed the cyberattacks came on orders from the Chinese Politburo.