China is building massive databases of Americans’ personal information by hacking government agencies and U.S. health-care companies, using a high-tech tactic to achieve an age-old goal of espionage: recruiting spies or gaining more information on an adversary, U.S. officials and analysts say.
More than four million personal records of US government workers are thought to have been hacked and stolen, it has been. With US investigators blaming the Chinese government (although the Chinese deny involvement)…
Cybersecurity is a topic of discussion at most board meetings, according to a new survey of 200 corporate directors. The survey, conducted jointly by NYSE Governance Services and security vendor Veracode, revealed that more than 80 percent of board members say that cybersecurity is discussed at most or all board meetings. Specifically, 35 percent said that cybersecurity was discussed at … Read More
Point fingers all you like when a corporate hack goes down. But when push comes to shove, who does the top brass hold responsible? Boardrooms are increasingly assigning fault to chief executive officers, according to a survey of 200 corporate directors conducted by the New York Stock Exchange ICE 0.14% in partnership with the Burlington, Mass.-based security company Veracode. In … Read More
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Tuesday announced the arrest of a Chinese professor and the indictment of five other Chinese citizens in what it contended was a decade-long scheme to steal microelectronics designs from American companies on behalf of the Chinese government. The indictment, under a provision of the Economic Espionage Act that is used only in cases where the government believes … Read More