Chinese Internet struck by 'largest cyberattack' ever

Aug 27, 2013

Chinese Internet struck by 'largest cyberattack' ever

China has been hit by the “largest ever” attack on its Internet infrastructure, crashing the country’s .cn servers, according to a government-linked agency. The national domain name resolution service came under a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack for around two hours early on ...

Jun 19, 2013

Obama details China hacking talks with Xi

President Barack Obama said that China has understood his “blunt” warnings against cyberhacking, as he credited new leader Xi Jinping with Beijing’s acceptance of more global responsibility. “We’ve had very blunt conversations about this. They understand, I think, that this can adversely affect the ...

NATO takes up cyberdefense as threat grows

Jun 3, 2013

NATO takes up cyberdefense as threat grows

Defense ministers from NATO’s 28 member states meet on Tuesday with cybersecurity top of the agenda, amid concerns about the threat posed by increasing cyberattacks, many blamed on China. “The challenge evolves all the time, probably (much faster) than any other type of threat ...

Hagel chides China for cyberspying

Jun 2, 2013

Hagel chides China for cyberspying

The U.S. and Japan called for increased dialogue with China to prevent miscalculations in waterways vital to world trade as territorial disputes raise tensions across Asia. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told the Shangri-La Dialogue security forum in Singapore on Saturday that Washington would ...

U.S., Chinese leaders to hold summit in June

May 22, 2013

U.S., Chinese leaders to hold summit in June

President Barack Obama will hold his first summit with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, in California next month, with Sino-U.S. relations rattled by alleged cyberspying by Beijing and tensions in the Pacific. Obama will welcome Xi to the plush Sunnylands estate resort in Palm ...

May 21, 2013

China tapped Google server secrets

by Ellen Nakashima

Chinese hackers who breached Google's servers several years ago gained access to a sensitive database with years' worth of information about U.S. surveillance targets, according to current and former government officials.

Chinese sentenced for military data theft

Mar 27, 2013

Chinese sentenced for military data theft

Measured in millimeters, the tiny device was designed to allow drones, missiles and rockets to hit targets without satellite guidance. An advanced version was being developed secretly for the U.S. military by a small company and L-3 Communications, a major defense contractor. On Monday, ...