Chinese Hackers: Crooks or Government Agents?

Following a report from Mandiant about a Chinese hacker group allegedly linked to the People’s Liberation Army, the Obama administration condemned officially-sanctioned Chinese cyberattacks. Yet, following a three-month...

China Criticizes Pentagon’s Cyberattack Accusations

The Department of Defense issued a report on China’s military, which broke new ground by directly accusing the People’s Liberation Army of launching cyberattacks against U.S. government interests, the first time the...

Cybersecurity and the New Cold War

The effects of an Internet attack could rival those of a nuclear bomb, according to a Chinese general at a briefing with the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff in Beijing on Monday. From Bloomberg News: With the Internet...

Hacker’s Angst Opens Window on Cyber-espionage

Following the Mandiant report that exposed a major hacking group linked to the  People’s Liberation Army, the Los Angeles Times has now tracked down the personal blog of one of the alleged hackers. In the blog, which was...

White House Demands Crackdown on Hacking

After foreign minister Yang Jiechi brushed off Chinese government involvement in recent hacking attacks as nothing but an international smear campaign last weekend, U.S. national security adviser Tom Donilon demanded today that...

China Details Hacking Claims Against U.S.

After responding to a report linking the Chinese army to cyber attacks against the U.S. by claiming that America had perpetrated cyber attacks in China as well, China on Thursday provided details of the alleged intrusions . From...

Hackers Embed Virus in Mandiant Report

ZDNet’s Eileen Yu reported on Monday that hackers have distributed virus-infected versions of a report released last week by security firm Mandiant which linked the Chinese army to cyberattacks on U.S. corporations: When...



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