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DNI: Chinese hacking against U.S. companies is 'ongoing' but 'significantly reduced'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 day ago

Dan Coats' assessment reports significant progress on the cyber front between the world's two biggest economies.

Monero mining botnet earns suspected Chinese hacker $25,000 per month

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 weeks ago

Mining cryptocurrencies can be a costly investment, but creative cybercriminals have found a money-making solution.

Under tough surveillance, China's cybercriminals find creative ways to chat

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 weeks ago

"You would imagine that people who are engaging in illicit activities would at least make an effort to use a platform that's not explicitly monitored by the regime, right?"

U.S. warns of 'emerging' global cyber-espionage campaign by Chinese hackers

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

An "emerging" international cyber-espionage campaign by a group with suspected ties to the Chinese government is affecting a growing number of companies globally, according to a warning from the U.S. government.

Chinese surveillance giant Knowlesys pushes further into international market

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

After more than a decade of domestic success in China as a digital surveillance power, the internet and public opinion monitoring company Knowlesys now aims to push further into the international market.

Chinese hacking unit spied on U.S. trade group ahead of Trump meeting, security firm claims

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

A group of prominent trade organizations involved in economic policy discussions with the Trump administration were the target of a digital espionage operation conducted by an elite hacking unit with ties to the Chinese government, according to new research gathered by Fidelis Cybersecurity. The news comes as President Donald Trump prepares to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the first time, Thursday. The hacker group at the center of Fidelis’ report is known in the security research community as APT 10 — APT, a term which stands for advanced persistent threat, is used to define a category of skilled hackers that traditionally serve governments.

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