Tags economic espionage

Ticketmaster pays $10M fine to settle charges of using stolen passwords to spy on rival company

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

A former employee at the rival company had leaked logins to Ticketmaster, according to the Department of Justice.

DHS warns US businesses of China’s data-collection practices

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The advisory is an acknowledgement that China’s alleged theft of intellectual property is still a rampant problem for U.S. officials.

Russian-speaking hackers target Russian organizations with industrial spying tools

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The discovery adds to a growing body of public reporting on corporate hacking that has often focused on Chinese-speaking hackers

Spies hacked Azerbaijan government officials as Nagorno-Karabakh conflict escalated, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The data from Talos shows how digital espionage often coincides with bursts of violence in modern war.

Malicious Autodesk plugin at root of cyber-espionage campaign

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months 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 • 8 months ago

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