U.S. authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of U.S. companies with large defense contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, including some of its latest fighter jets, officials said Friday.
Law enforcement agencies across the globe are taking a page out of the hacker’s handbook, using targets’ own phones and computers to spy on them with methods traditionally associated with cybercriminals, two computer security groups said Tuesday.
Hacker-themed video game “Watch Dogs” makes its hotly anticipated debut on Tuesday in a world grappling with real-life fears about privacy in the Internet era.
After a group of Filipino hackers defaced almost 200 Chinese websites amid China’s incursions into the disputed Southeast Asian waters, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has refused to be goaded into commenting on the cybersecurity issue.
China summoned US ambassador Max Baucus over Washington’s indictment of five Chinese military officers it says were involved in cyber-espionage, state media said Tuesday.