A Chinese national pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal sensitive U.S. military information. This involved several years of hacking into the networks of U.S. defense contractors.
FUTURE TECH March 24, 2016
Hackers have attempted to steal top secret information about Australia's project on building its future submarines, dubbed Sea 1000 Future Submarine program. The bidders of the project are pointing their fingers to Chinese and Russian spies as primary suspects.
FUTURE TECH November 9, 2015
China responded to U.S.’ request for assistance on cracking down hacking attacks by arresting individuals being suspected of engagement in the activity. The arrests came shortly before the state visit of Chinese President Xi JinPing to Washington.
Society October 13, 2015
American Airlines and Sabre Corp. are the latest victims of a cyberattack that is allegedly the handiwork of the same hackers who were responsible for the breach on health insurer Anthem and the U.S. OPM.
Business August 8, 2015
Officials in the U.S. believe that the latest data breach on OPM was masterminded by Chinese hackers. It is believed that the cyberattack has compromised the PII of nearly 4 million former and current federal employees.
Society June 5, 2015
Chinese hackers have reportedly taken advantage of flaws in Adobe's Flash and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 to use Forbes.com to launch attacks against financial and defense industry computers.
Internet February 11, 2015
A Chinese police department buys spyware for thousands of dollars and makes a public announcement about it.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 8, 2015
A senate probe discovers Chinese hackers have infiltrated the networks of U.S. military contractors. The military had no idea about it.
Internet September 19, 2014
The Chinese hacking group known as APT 18 stole the personal data of 4.5 million patients of the Community Health Systems, one of the largest hospital groups in the U.S. Compromised information included addresses, contact numbers, birthdays and social security numbers.
Life August 19, 2014
Canada accuses China of spying. China has been blamed for various espionage campaigns that experts believe are an attempt at stealing sensitive state information.
Society August 1, 2014
A Department of Homeland Security official reported an attack by Chinese hackers that attempted to access a database containing information on all U.S. government employees. It is not determined if the hackers are connected to the Chinese government.
Society July 10, 2014
CrowdStrike revealed that Chinese hackers believed to have ties with Chinese government shifted their targets from senior officials in geopolicy issues to people involved in Iraq or Middle East issues. Here’s why.
Internet July 9, 2014
With Internet speeds on the rise year-over-year, it's the perfect setting for Chinese hackers to use DDoS attacks on various websites on the Internet. The global average Internet connection speed is 3.8 Mbps.
Internet April 25, 2014
Chinese hackers tried to breach security systems of European diplomats just before the G20 summit at St. Petersburg in Russia.
Society December 11, 2013