Russia and China’s ‘attack on Google’: Virtual wargame ‘experiment’ hits search giant with ‘worst ever’ internet hijack that intercepted search, cloud and business services

By HARRY PETTIT  and TIM COLLINS FOR MAILONLINE

Google has been hit by the ‘worst ever’ internet hijack in the company’s history, security experts say.

Information from users’ Google searches, cloud-hosting services and the company’s bundle of collaboration tools for businesses – known as G Suite – were all affected.

Data belonging to users across the globe was intercepted by servers in Nigeria, China and Russia – including those run by major state-owned telecoms providers.

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