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Meet APT41, the Chinese hackers moonlighting for personal gain

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

In a first for China-based group, FireEye said, the hackers are using malware typically reserved for spying for personal gain.

Engineer took U.S. locomotive manufacturer’s source code to China, prosecutors say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The indictment is only the latest accusation U.S. officials have made involving Chinese access to American secrets.

U.S. ramping up offensive cyber measures to stop economic attacks, Bolton says

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

It's the first time a White House official has publicly acknowledged that defense authorizations approved last year go beyond election security measures.

Financial crime outpaces espionage as top motivation for data breaches, Verizon report finds

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The figures again demonstrate how, despite an industrywide focus on technology, many breaches require human trust to be successful.

China making 'rapid progress' on potency of cyber-operations, Pentagon says

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

“The threat and the challenge is persistent. The Chinese remain very aggressive in their use of cyber,” Assistant Secretary of Defense Randall G. Schriver said during a press briefing on a new report.

FBI director: Protecting 2018 election was a 'dress rehearsal' for 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The 2018 vote passed without incident. The "big show" is the 2020 contest, Christopher Wray says.

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