A high-dollar ransom demand accompanied the state-sponsored attack, a senior U.S. official said.
For almost a month, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has been engaged in damage control after publicly disclosing that it was the victim of a massive data breach of government employee data.
A good first step would be to design a new, secure SCADA controller that replaces all the SCADAs operating in our critical
The Washington Post front page article on October 10 "Hacked Firms Quietly Talk about Fighting Fire with Fire" about growing corporate anger over successive cyber attacks has a new message: go on the offensive. Hack back! They are not alone.
Citing a report provided by Cyber Engineering Services Inc. (CyberESI) which has not yet been made public, Krebs says hackers
The United States escalated a standoff with the Chinese government on Monday over the alleged use of hacking by military officials to give Chinese companies an advantage over American industries.
It's unlikely that the Chinese military hackers will end up in a U.S. federal court. But the charges represented a significant
The U.S. Justice Department, in filing the charges, is publicly accusing China with such cyber spying for the first time
History is change. Unless the United States does something radically different or unless the Chinese miracle of operating a booming economy in a repressive society implodes, the question is when China will surpass us economically. Not whether.
“Anybody who has a merger and acquisition deal or a clean energy company with new technology” is in the crosshairs of Chinese
Last fall, Brian Shields, Nortel's former security adviser, said the company's downfall was inevitable after Chinese hackers
Chinese hackers have gained access to designs of more than two dozen major U.S. weapons systems, a U.S report said on Monday, as Australian media said Chinese hackers had stolen the blueprints for Australia's new spy headquarters.
The building is to be part of an electronic intelligence gathering network that includes the United States and Britain. Its
"Without damaging the intruder’s own network, companies that experience cyber theft ought to be able to retrieve their electronic
“It's not clear that they even know which of their suppliers and assemblers are directed or subsidized by the Chinese government
Like hanging on to clothes that don't fit, most of America's premier companies are starting to do essentially the same thing with data. The reason? They recognize the opportunity cost of not collecting data.
Although the average computer user has little involvement with such significant security threats, the increasing prevalence of cybercrime places greater responsibility on consumers to protect their individual identities and personal information from hackers.
Sean Henry, a former FBI cybersecurity official, has said think tanks make valuable targets for cyberspies because they provide
Start asking security experts which powerful Washington institutions have been penetrated by Chinese cyberspies, and this
As news of major breaches roll in like waves on a storm-eroded beach, the likelihood increases that the next war we fight will be waged on computers aimed at crippling the systems that keep the wheels of government and daily life turning.