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Chinese Hackers May Have Attacked Apple's iCloud

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology

BOSTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc's iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials, a Chinese...

FBI Issues Alert Of Sophisticated Hacking Plot By China

The Washington Post | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

The FBI on Wednesday issued a private warning to industry that a group of highly skilled Chinese government hackers were in the midst of a long-runnin...

U.S. Comes Down On Chinese Hackers

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2014 | World

WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) - The United States on Monday plans to announce espionage charges against several Chinese individuals, accusing them of s...

Will China Stop Cyber-Espionage? Absolutely Not.

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 08.06.2013 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

No matter what President Obama and China's President Xi Jinping agree this week, China will not stop cyber espionage.

Gerry Smith

U.S. Attempt to Block Chinese Hackers May Open Door To Chinese Hackers | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.05.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- Congress has for years tried to block China's major telecommunications companies from entering the U.S. market, fearing they may help Ch...

China: US Should Avoid 'Groundless Accusations' About Hacking

Reuters | Posted 05.16.2013 | World

BEIJING, March 17 (Reuters) - China and the United States should avoid "groundless accusations" against each other about cyber-security and hacking ...

Stop the Press: Media Outlets Falling Victim to Cyber Attacks

David Garfield | Posted 05.07.2013 | Media
David Garfield

As the New York Times itself admitted, traditional security technology such as firewalls and anti-virus were unable to stop recent cyber attacks. So how can organizations prevent such targeted cyber attacks? Following these four steps to cyber health is a good start.

China Hacking: A 21st Century Act of War

Greg Autry | Posted 05.03.2013 | World
Greg Autry

A brilliant report recently issued by security firm Mandiant clearly identified a high-powered unit of the Chinese Army as the source of the most persistent cyber-attacks against American firms. The magnitude of this by invasion of privacy and theft of data is staggering.

Gerry Smith

Prestigious Washington Think Tank Hacked | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.22.2013 | Technology

Hackers spied on employees at the Aspen Institute for two months, snooping on their email correspondence before the FBI discovered the breach and trac...

Gerry Smith

Anonymous Helps Researchers Link Hackers To Chinese Army | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.19.2013 | Technology

An American computer security company released an explosive report Tuesday linking a Chinese military unit to a growing number of cyber attacks agains...

Is The Chinese Military Hacking U.S. Companies?

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | World

By Ben Blanchard and Joseph Menn BEIJING/SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 19 (Reuters) - A secretive Chinese military unit is believed to be behind ...

Gerry Smith

'Along For The Ride': Pre-Infected PCs Expose Flaws In Global Supply Chain | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.17.2012 | Technology

Experts offer all kinds of advice to protect computers from hackers: Use strong passwords. Keep your software updated. Don’t click on suspicious lin...

Gerry Smith

'WAKEUP CALL': Nortel Security Breach Exposes Broad Vulnerabilities | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.15.2012 | Technology

The long-term penetration of Nortel Networks' computer system by hackers raises the possibility that owners of the company's telecom equipment could f...

Gerry Smith

Chinese Hackers Used 'Spear Phishing' To Attack U.S. Chamber Of Commerce | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.21.2011 | Technology

As hackers from China snooped around the computer system of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce last year, many Chamber employees started receiving a dramati...

Huge Security Breach At U.S. Chamber Of Commerce

Posted 12.21.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hackers in China broke through the computer defenses of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce last year and were able to access informat...

China-Based Spies Said To Be Behind IMF Hacking

Bloomberg | Michael Riley and Sandrine Rastello | Posted 09.21.2011 | Technology

Investigators probing the recent ransacking of International Monetary Fund computers have concluded the attack was carried out by cyber spies connecte...

Hackers Hijack Gmail in China

Fast Company | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Over the past week, reports from Chinese Internet users indicate that when Gmail is accessed, users are auto-forwarded to a replica site at a differen...

Chinese City Is World's Hacker Hub

Times Online | Michael Sheridan, Far East Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A CITY in eastern China has been identified as the world capital of cyber-espionage by an American internet security company. The firm traced 12 bi...

Hackers Shut Down: China Puts End To Online Academy | Barbara Demick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Reporting from Beijing - The pitch was tantalizing: Just a little training and you too could hack websites, earning thrills, power and, in many cases,...

China Aggressive Cyberspace Foe: Targets U.S. Cyberspace to be an aggressive foe in cyberspace | Ellen Nakashima and John Pomfret | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

China is significantly boosting its capabilities in cyberspace as a way to gather intelligence and, in the event of war, hit the U.S. government in a ...