Cyber Security

U.N. Report: North Korea Took $2 Billion in Cyberattacks to Fund Weapons Program

'Used cyberspace to launch increasingly sophisticated attacks to steal funds from financial institutions'

FILE PHOTO: Man holds laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration pictureUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters on Monday.

Silicon Valley Spy Case Links ZTE, PLA to Stolen US Technology

Tianjin University professor on trial for stealing militarily-useful wireless secrets

China's major telecommunications firm ZTE was offered stolen American wireless technology used in filtering electronic signals from cell phones and military communications, according to court documents in a Chinese government-linked economic spy case.

China Using OPM Records for Spying

23 million records stolen in OPM hack exploited for intelligence gathering

Chinese President Xi JinpingChina is mining intelligence from an estimated 23 million records of American federal workers, including intelligence and security personnel, stolen in cyberattacks against the Office of Personnel Management, according to a member of Congress.

Senior Obama Cyber Official Lobbying for China

Huawei hires Samir Jain, ex-White House NSC cyber security chief

HuaweiChina's government-linked telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies has hired a senior Obama administration cyber security official as a lobbyist, according to a congressional filing.

U.S. Indicts Hackers Working for Chinese Spy Agency

Chinese flagWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors unsealed an indictment on Thursday that charges two Chinese nationals with computer hacking attacks on a broad range of U.S. government agencies and corporations, including the Navy and the space agency NASA, according to a court filing.