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US accuses China of hacking into defense contract firms

US accuses China of hacking into defense contract firms

Chinese hackers believed to be linked to Beijing conducted dozens of cyberattacks on US defense contractors between 2012 and 2013, potentially compromising military operations, a congressional probe warned Wednesday. A study by the Senate Armed Services Committee found that hackers […]


US bolstering cyber defense with new corps: NSA chief

US bolstering cyber defense with new corps: NSA chief

The US military is building a new cyber defense corps that can be used to protect the nation and possibly for offensive purposes, the commander of the unit said Tuesday. National Security Agency director Michael Rogers, who also heads the […]


US Army Standing Up Cyber Brigade, Possible Cyber Branch

US Army Standing Up Cyber Brigade, Possible Cyber Branch

The Army is activating a Cyber Protection Brigade today, and discussing a new cyber branch that could be established as early as next month. Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney D. Harris, Army Cyber Command, said the branch announcement could come as […]


US to push China on hacking at high-level talks

US to push China on hacking at high-level talks

Washington will push Beijing to crack down on cyber-spying and halt the theft of corporate data when the two powers meet next week for high-level talks, a US diplomat told AFP Wednesday. Concerns about widespread Internet hacking as well as […]


Taiwan’s Hon Hai pulls out of Huawei deal over ‘security threat’

Taiwan’s Hon Hai pulls out of Huawei deal over ‘security threat’

Taiwan tech giant Hon Hai said Wednesday it has pulled out of a deal to buy 4G equipment from Huawei after the government warned that the Chinese company posed a national security threat. Taiwan raised those concerns in March after […]


Chinese military linked to seven years of hacking US aerospace industry

Chinese military linked to seven years of hacking US aerospace industry

A shadowy hacking group believed to be affiliated with the Chinese military has spent years infiltrating the American aerospace industry and US trading partners in the space industry, a US cybersecurity company said Monday. Officials from CrowdStrike accused the Shanghai-based […]


Chinese military hackers target space industry: study

Chinese military hackers target space industry: study

A Chinese military unit has run a hacking campaign that includes sending bogus email in a bid to intercept Western satellite communications and aerospace secrets, a US security firm said. The report by the California-based firm Crowdstrike points to broader […]


Xi wants China to be ‘cyber power’

Xi wants China to be ‘cyber power’

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for his country to become a “cyber power,” state media reported Thursday after he chaired a meeting of a special group focused on Internet security. “Efforts should be made to build our country into […]


US launches voluntary cybersecurity plan

US launches voluntary cybersecurity plan

The US administration on Wednesday launched a cybersecurity plan which aims to use voluntary collaboration from the private sector to protect critical infrastructure from computer hackers. The initiative stems from an executive order issued last year by President Barack Obama […]


 
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