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Chinese hackers breached US military contractors, says Senate report

China hacks US military contractors

Military contractors for the US Transportation Command were breached by hackers associated with the Chinese government at least 20 times in one year, according to a report released Wednesday by the US Senate Armed Services Committee.

Unit 61398: A Chinese cyber espionage unit on the outskirts of Shanghai?

Unit 61398: A Chinese cyber espionage unit on the outskirts of Shanghai?

Security researchers at Mandiant have published a lengthy report, which appears to track a notorious hacking gang right to the door of a building belonging to the People's Liberation Army of China.

China is still hacking the Wall Street Journal, claims Rupert Murdoch

China is still hacking the Wall Street Journal, claims Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch claims that the Wall Street Journal is still being troubled by hackers, after a week of Chinese hacking revelations.

US Department of Energy hacked, employees' personal information stolen

US Department of Energy hacked, employees' personal information stolen

The US Department of Energy has been hit by a "sophisticated cyber attack" in the last few weeks, which resulted in the personal information of several hundred employees being compromised.

Was China behind the attacks, or not?

Gmail accounts targeted by 'state-sponsored attackers' using Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability

Internet Explorer zero-day being used by 'state-sponsored attackers' to hijack Gmail accounts

Both Google and Microsoft have put out alerts about an unpatched, zero-day hole in Internet Explorer that is actively being exploited in the wild.