Cyber espionage warning: The most advanced hacking groups are getting more ambitious

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The top 20 most notorious cyber espionage operations have increased their activity by a third in recent years – and are looking to conduct more attacks, according to a security company. The most advanced hacking groups are becoming bolder when conducting campaigns, with the number of organisations targeted by the most biggest campaigns rising by almost a third. A combination … Read More

Russia to China: Together we can rule the world

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Only Europe can prevent an Eastern bloc. Europe’s obsession with Russia is unrequited. Moscow just isn’t interested in the Continent anymore. It doesn’t care about European integration, or moving toward Europe. But neither is it interested in Europe’s predicted disintegration, or in pulling countries away from the West and closer to its way of thinking. In the halls of the … Read More

Ex-Coca-Cola Engineer Charged With Stealing Secrets For Chinese Firm

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US national You Xiaorong allegedly stole technology for valuable BPA-free packaging jointly owned by several companies, including a former “Atlanta-based” employer that was unnamed in the indictment. A former senior engineer at Coca-Cola was indicted Thursday in Tennessee for stealing trade secrets worth an estimated $120 million to give to a Chinese company, the Justice Department announced. US national You … Read More

US Intensifies Pressure on Allies to Avoid Huawei, ZTE

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The Trump administration is leading a broadside against Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei and ZTE. But concerns that Chinese networking gear could be used as backdoors for facilitating state-sponsored surveillance or disrupting critical infrastructure are not limited to America. Multiple countries have banned Chinese equipment from their 5G rollouts or government networks, and more countries are weighing whether they should do … Read More

US intelligence warns China is using student spies to steal secrets

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Washington (CNN) – In August 2015, an electrical engineering student in Chicago sent an email to a Chinese national titled “Midterm test questions.”More than two years later, the email would turn up in an FBI probe in the Southern District of Ohio involving a suspected Chinese intelligence officer who authorities believed was trying to acquire technical information from a defense contractor. Investigators took … Read More