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Cisco and other US tech companies lobbied for Huawei investigation, says Washington Post

The Chinese Are Coming! The Chinese Are Coming!

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By now you must have heard of Unit 61398 of the People’s Liberation Army: “an overwhelming percentage of the attacks on American corporations, organizations and government agencies originate in and around [their] white tower,” claims the New York Times, who were themselves recently owned by the 1337 h4ck3r5 of the...
The Chinese Are Coming! The Chinese Are Coming!

Chinese hackers resume attacks on U.S. targets

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For the last three months or so, the U.S. government and some of its defense contractors have engaged in a war of shame on China to pressure it to cool its cyber-attacks on U.S. targets. The campaign appeared to be yielding results, but it seems that Chinese hackers were...
Chinese hackers resume attacks on U.S. targets

Cyberwar With China Is Here, Like It Or Not

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“Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults.” Benjamin Franklin wrote that. “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” The Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu wrote that. Both come to mind as the world is waking up a newly disclosed body of evidence from the...
Cyberwar With China Is Here, Like It Or Not

Sprint to give US government say on board, remove Chinese hardware

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In a move to get approval of its acquisition of Sprint Nextel Corp., executives of Japanese telecom company SoftBank have agreed to give the US government veto power over the choice for Sprint's director responsible for oversight of national security issues, the Wall Street Journal reports. Government representatives involved...
Sprint to give US government say on board, remove Chinese hardware
US prepares economic countermeasures in light of recent cyberattacks

Huawei working with British spy service to prove its 'kit' is clean

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Since Huawei's president formerly served as a senior engineer in the People's Liberation Army of China, it's unsurprising that it's raised the hackles of the US and other countries. It's been blocked from a variety of prime, security-sensitive contracts on suspicion of espionage, but the Chinese company seems bent...
Huawei working with British spy service to prove its 'kit' is clean
Big Tech: Spies or No Spies, U.S. Companies Should Fear Huawei

Is this the HQ of the world's new secret war? China's hacking unit is exposed

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When a US computer security company identified the base for the Chinese army's cyber espionage team, it was just the latest revelation of a new era when transnational attacks can come at the click of a remote buttonChina is awash with nondescript new office buildings so the 12-storey tower on...
Is this the HQ of the world's new secret war? China's hacking unit is exposed

Bits Blog: Internet Sleuths Add Evidence to Chinese Military Hacking Accusations

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In the last week, Chinese-speaking Internet users and amateur hackers have added further proof to a security report that tied a prolific Chinese hacking group to China's People's Liberation Army....
Bits Blog: Internet Sleuths Add Evidence to Chinese Military Hacking Accusations

Cyberwar Imperative: We Need A Next-Generation Internet

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So Burger King's Twitter account got hacked on Monday. Apple and Facebook got attacked too. And so it goes. Within a few years, the Internet will be engulfed by "nuclear" warfare, but the bombs will be entirely created in plain ASCII text. What can be done? We need a new...
Cyberwar Imperative: We Need A Next-Generation Internet

Australia blocks Chinese-owned Huawei from bidding on national broadband plan

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China's reputation for cyber-espionage has cost the country's largest network equipment manufacturer a shot at billions of dollars in infrastructure sales to Australia. The Australian government has moved to block Huawei from bidding on Australia's approximately $36 billion-dollar National Broadband Network project. The decision by Australia's attorney general, reported...
Australia blocks Chinese-owned Huawei from bidding on national broadband plan

Huawei boss says US business block on telecoms equipment group will backfire

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Ren Zhengfei breaks silence over government's refusal to do business with Chinese group on cyber-security groundsRen Zhengfei, the media-shy head of Chinese telecommunications equipment-maker Huawei, has broken his silence about the refusal of the United States government to do business with the company on cyber-security grounds.Speaking to western reporters for...
Huawei boss says US business block on telecoms equipment group will backfire

China Calls US 'The Real Hacking Empire' Following Pentagon Report

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Wednesday accused the United States of sowing discord between China and its neighbors after the Pentagon said Beijing is using espionage to fuel its military modernization, branding Washington the "real hacking empire". The latest salvo came a day after China's foreign ministry dismissed as groundless...
China Calls US 'The Real Hacking Empire' Following Pentagon Report

Why America Is Really Worried About Huawei

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Concerns about the potential for a national security threat posed by the Chinese networking concern Huawei have been simmering at a low intensity for some time. They burst out into the full glare of publicity today with the release of a report by the House Intelligence Committee saying that Huawei...
Why America Is Really Worried About Huawei

Why all that hacking news might not be so bad

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The list of companies that have reported being hacked just keeps growing, with Microsoft and Zendesk making headlines most recently. Although it’s caused plenty of anxiety for IT people and everyday users alike, there might just be an upside: The attacks have demonstrated the need for the kinds of information...
Why all that hacking news might not be so bad

China to hold digital war games

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Exercises will prepare for 'informationalised war', says state media, amid claims Chinese military is hacking on a global scaleChina is to conduct its first "digital" war games, state media has said, as concern grows in Washington and elsewhere about Chinese hacking attacks.A brief report by the official Xinhua news agency...
China to hold digital war games

US and China engage in cyber war games

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Exclusive: US and Chinese officials take part in war games in bid to prevent military escalation from cyber attacksThe US and China have been discreetly engaging in "war games" amid rising anger in Washington over the scale and audacity of Beijing-co-ordinated cyber attacks on western governments and big business, the...
US and China engage in cyber war games

US to erect stricter penalties for cyber attacks following painful Chinese hacking scandal

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The White House is expected by the Associated Press to announce a slew of response mechanisms tomorrow, following an explosive report released by the New York Times detailing alleged extensive hacking of US companies by a secret Chinese cyberwarrior group. The People’s Liberation Army’s Unit 61398, provided that security firm Mandiant...
US to erect stricter penalties for cyber attacks following painful Chinese hacking scandal

Hacking For The Chinese Army Is A Competitive Job With Great Benefits

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Mandiant's big report on Chinese hacking offers a fascinating look at one of the most secretive arms of the Chinese military. The hacker military arm falls within China's Signals Intelligence, or "SigInt," and Computer Network Operations (CNO) division of the People's Liberation Army 3rd Department, 2nd Bureau. The unit resides and operates...
Hacking For The Chinese Army Is A Competitive Job With Great Benefits

Apple Employees' Macs Compromised by Chinese Hackers

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A number of Macs owned by Apple employees were compromised by the same China-based hackers that targeted Facebook employees recently, reports Reuters. The news agency says Apple disclosed the breach to its reporters. Apple, which is working with law enforcement to track down the hackers, told Reuters that only a...
Apple Employees' Macs Compromised by Chinese Hackers
Pentagon directly accuses China of hacking to steal U.S. defense intelligence

The Secret Life Of A Chinese Military Hacker

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A blog by a 25-year-old hacker reveals a detailed account of China's institutionalized hacking operation. What's life like inside the top-secret People's Liberation Army hacking unit in China? Pretty sad and lonely, from the sound of things. A blog believed to be from a 25-year-old hacker in Shanghai reveals...
The Secret Life Of A Chinese Military Hacker
Chinese hackers drain U.S. military secrets from defense contractor

China's Defense Ministry calls accusations of state-sponsored hacking groundless

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China's Ministry of National Defense on Wednesday refuted the accusations that the nation's military supports cyberespionage, and said a recent security report backing the claims used scientifically flawed evidence. The ministry made the statement after U.S. security firm Mandiant released a 74-page report documenting evidence, including IP addresses, that...
China's Defense Ministry calls accusations of state-sponsored hacking groundless
Hacked? Mandiant's Cyberattack Detectives Want To Know All About It

Chuck Hagel rebuked by Chinese general over US buildup in Asia

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Confrontation over increased US presence in region comes days ahead of Obama's meeting with Chinese premier in CaliforniaUS defence secretary Chuck Hagel was challenged by a Chinese general Saturday to better explain the US military's Asia pivot, just moments after the Pentagon chief warned Beijing over cyberwarfare.In a speech at...
Chuck Hagel rebuked by Chinese general over US buildup in Asia

Chinese compromise of U.S. weapon designs drives home painful lesson in cybersecurity

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For anyone paying attention, the fact that Chinese hackers apparently accessed key U.S. weapons designs may be unsettling but hardly surprising. Previously undisclosed findings by the Defense Science Board, show that more than two dozen major weapons designs were breached, according to a Washington Post report on Tuesday. Affected projects range from U.S....
Chinese compromise of U.S. weapon designs drives home painful lesson in cybersecurity
REPORT: An Overwhelming Number Of The Cyber-Attacks On America Are Coming From This Particular Army Building In China

China Sees Cyberwar as Reducing US Advantage In Future Conflict

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It’s one thing to read news reports concerning the latest report to Congress by the US Department of Defense on China’s latest military activities. But with regard to China’s evolving stance and capabilities in the cyber-arena, it’s especially interesting to read the original report. I did just that this morning....
China Sees Cyberwar as Reducing US Advantage In Future Conflict
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