Tags economic espionage

Malicious Autodesk plugin at root of cyber-espionage campaign

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

Hackers-for-hire appear to be making a buck in real estate sector cyber-espionage via Autodesk.

How spies used LinkedIn to hack European defense companies

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

It's a cautionary tale in the use of social engineering for espionage.

Equifax indictment shows Chinese hackers can't hide, DOJ official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

John Demers says the Equifax indictment shows that hackers' obfuscation attempts aren't working.

U.S. charges Huawei with conspiracy to steal trade secrets, racketeering

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

It's the latest U.S. effort to clamp down on the Chinese telecom giant.

Feds are lining up more indictments related to Chinese cyber-activity, officials say

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

“Chinese theft by hacking has been prominent,” Attorney General William Barr says. Another Department of Justice official says indictments are coming "soon."

Americans still vulnerable to hack-and-leak tactics, DOJ official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Russia will "continue to do this in these election contexts, but in these other contexts, too," John Demers said Friday.

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