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China aims its influence operations at incoming Biden administration, top intel official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Meanwhile, some 1,000 researchers affiliated with the Chinese military have left the U.S., according to another official.

EU slaps sanctions on GRU leader, Fancy Bear, FBI-wanted hacker over Bundestag attack

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

It's just the second time the EU has used its cyber sanctions powers.

Justice Department official accuses China of acting as ‘safe haven’ for cybercriminals

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

It’s an accusation that U.S. government officials and security researchers have more often leveled at Russia.

Takedown of 92 Iran-owned domains includes 4 used for disinformation in US, feds say

by Joe Warminsky • 5 months ago

The Department of Justice said the four domains targeted at U.S. audiences — newsstand7.com, usjournal.net, usjournal.us and twtoday.net — were seized specifically under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).

TikTok users 'voluntarily' giving their data to China, Justice official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

John Demers framed the alleged TikTok threat as part of a broader “Chinese [government] appetite for large volumes of sensitive personal data.”

US accuses two Chinese hackers of global hacking campaign, targeting coronavirus vaccine research

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

The charges from the Department of Justice come amid mounting pressure for governments around the world to mitigate COVID-19.