Cyber Espionage

The Detroit Auto Show has long set the tone for the global car industry, but a new player on the other side of the world could prove to be a bigger player. As the Beijing Motor Show begins on Monday, it’s worth taking a closer look at China’s auto industry. True, China has a long […]

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The U.S. made a rare move to pursue foreign government employees by charging five Chinese nationals with committing economic espionage against Westinghouse, Alcoa , the U.S. Steelworkers’ Union and other large U.S. companies and organizations, in a move that serves as a warning and a wakeup call for both state-sponsored hackers and the companies that […]

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U.S. lawmakers are pressing the nation’s top intelligence official to estimate the number of Americans ensnared in email surveillance and other such spying on foreign targets, saying the information was needed to gauge possible reforms to the controversial programs. Eight Democrats and six Republicans made the request to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper in […]

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x Embed x Share The United States and China will be among the nations signing the Paris climate agreement in New York next month, President Barack Obama confirmed Thursday during a meeting with Xi Jinping. Newslook President Obama, China President Xi Jinping, and U.S. and Chinese officials during a meeting Thursday in Washington, D.C.(Photo: Pool, […]

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Related ANALYSIS China denies it is behind the OPM hacking, and Obama administration officials are clearly embarrassed it happened so easily, and over such a long period. China sees ethnic bias in US cyber-espionage accusations Biden says China cyber-theft must stop U.S. lawmakers demand action over alleged China cyber attacks WASHINGTON — Ever since Chinese […]

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  Information and communication technologies (ICT) have drastically expanded states’ capacity to conduct economic espionage, generating much concern from U.S. policymakers. Theft of intellectual property, personal information, and other sensitive data costs the United States over an estimated $300 billion annually. A significant amount of these incursions are believed to have been carried out at […]

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By Alex Lawson Law360, New York (April 7, 2016, 7:42 PM ET) — In the wake of last month’s indictment of seven Iranian nationals for alleged cyber incursions against U.S. banks, Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., on Wednesday introduced a bill to gather details about Tehran’s effort to undermine U.S. cybersecurity, and sanction those responsible for […]

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On November 4, 2015, the controversial Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (aka the “Snooper’s Charter”) was debated in the UK Parliament for the first time. In the months since its introduction to Parliament, the Snooper’s Charter has been widely criticized for its many overreaching provisos, which include requiring communication service providers to retain users’ internet connection […]

March 04, 2016 Security researchers laid out potential scenarios for the future of cyber-espionage on Wednesday at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. In a session titled “The Dark Web and Cyber-espionage,” attendees were presented with a bleak outlook in which relatively simple attacks will increasingly be used by nation-state entities seeking to gain control […]

March 03, 2016 Security researchers laid out potential scenarios for the future of cyberespionage on Wednesday at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. Security researchers laid out potential scenarios for the future of cyberespionage on Wednesday at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. In a session titled “The Dark Web and Cyberespionage,” attendees were presented […]

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