Items tagged with cyber espionage

Chinese authorities are none too happy with a recent report by a U.S. cyber security company highlighting suspicious hacking activities in China. According to the 60-page study released by Mandiant, the Chinese government is sponsoring a massive hacking effort against foreign companies and organizations. The report focused on the activities of just one of what is believed to be many "Advanced Persistent Threat" (APT) hacking groups, providing evidence that it's stolen hundreds of terabytes of data from at least 141 organizations since 2006. China, naturally, is denying the charge. "Chinese military... Read more...
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton publicly condemned "those responsible" and warned that retribution was coming over Wikileak's publication of a quarter of a million leaked documents from United States embassies around the world. She also said that the State Department was increasing its security measures to safeguard its documents. "The United States strongly condemns the illegal disclosure of classified information ... This disclosure is not just an attack on America’s foreign policy interests. It is an attack on the international community – the alliances and partnerships, the conversations... Read more...