North Korea is on the verge of obtaining a ballistic missile made by China that can reach Alaska, a senior nuclear analyst told government and military officials Friday morning during a discussion about China’s nuclear prowess.
The Commission of the Theft of American Intellectual Property released a report Wednesday claiming the United States loses more than $300 billion annually to IP theft and urging the United States to take immediate action to stop the Chinese from stealing its intellectual property.
David DeWalt, CEO of computer firm FireEye, said that 95 percent of U.S. companies have their computer systems compromised daily and that China is responsible for 89 percent of cyber attacks during a Center for Strategic and International Studies event on Tuesday.
U.S. authorities brought criminal charges against three New York University researchers on Monday, alleging they conspired to take bribes from Chinese medical and research outfits for details about NYU research into magnetic resonance imaging technology.
China’s military on Monday conducted the first test of a new ground-launched anti-satellite missile that was fired into space and disguised as a space-exploration rocket, according to U.S. officials.
A computer science laboratory at China’s Wuhan University has been linked by U.S. intelligence agencies to Chinese military cyber attacks on the West.
The eldest brother of blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng said he was beaten up on Thursday by two men he said were government-hired thugs, which would mark a sharp escalation in harassment meted out to Chen’s family.
The Pentagon’s annual report to Congress on the Chinese military triggered responses similar to those issued in the past: The report was dismissed as “groundless,” a term used frequently by communist government spokesmen that seek to avoid addressing any question about the substance of the Chinese military buildup.
The chief of naval operations told Congress on Tuesday that he is vigilant of, but not worried by, China’s large-scale naval buildup, including the Pentagon’s disclosure on Monday that Beijing is building two new classes of missile submarines.
China is using state-sponsored industrial and economic espionage to acquire technology fueling its fast-paced military modernization program and cut its reliance on foreign arms makers, the Pentagon said on Monday.