U.S. Steel Corp accused the Chinese government of hacking into a company computer to steal the blueprints for new lightweight steel technology so that Beijing-based auto producers could expand their reach into America.
Chinese military hackers are conducting cyber attacks on the Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency networks on a daily basis and will soon shift to hacking into networks of missile defense contractors, the admiral in charge of the agency told Congress Thursday.
U.S. government organizations have the worst ranking cybersecurity protections when compared against more than a dozen private industries, including construction, food, and hospitality, according to a report released Thursday.
Three months after a Department of Homeland Security intelligence report downplayed the threat of a cyber attack against the U.S. electrical grid, DHS and the FBI began a nationwide program warning of the dangers faced by U.S. utilities from damaging cyber attacks like the recent hacking against Ukraine’s power grid.
The commander of the U.S. Cyber Command warned Congress this week that Russia and China now can launch crippling cyberattacks on the electric grid and other critical infrastructures.
A Chinese businessman pleaded guilty this week to conspiracy to hack computer networks of U.S. defense contractors and obtain sensitive data on military aircraft that was passed to China.
Healthcare.gov’s security was potentially jeopardized more than 300 times from October 2013 to March 2015, according to an audit from the Government Accountability Office.
The Obama administration on Thursday unsealed a federal indictment charging seven Iranian government-backed hackers of cyber crimes as the result of multiple attacks in recent years on several U.S. banks and a New York dam, according to officials.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration is expected to blame Iranian hackers as soon as Thursday for a coordinated campaign of cyber attacks in 2012 and 2013 on several U.S. banks and a New York dam, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters.
Six months after China pledged to halt cyber espionage against the United States, Beijing’s hackers are continuing to conduct cyber attacks on government and private networks, the commander of U.S. Cyber Command told Congress.