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cyberespionage

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Sony and the rise of state-sponsored hacking

North Korea has been blamed for one of the most destructive cyberattacks on a company in US history. It's just the latest in a string of hacks sanctioned and funded by governments.

By December 20, 2014

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U.S. says Chinese government behind cyberespionage

Annual report to Congress alleges a steady campaign of hacking designed to acquire information about the U.S. government's foreign policy and military plans.

By May 6, 2013

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Stealthy Regin malware is a 'top-tier espionage tool'

Regin's behavior suggests that the newly uncovered and "highly complex" spying threat came from a nation-state, Symantec reports.

By November 23, 2014

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U.S. target of sustained cyber-espionage campaign

China is trying to infiltrate American business computers to find data for economic gain, according to a national security document obtained by the Washington Post.

By February 11, 2013

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Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes trio of 'zero-day' flaws

Monthly security update addresses two dozen vulnerabilities, including one being exploited as part of the "Sandworm" cyberattack.

By October 14, 2014

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Russian hackers tap Windows flaw to hit NATO, Ukraine

Security firm iSight says the "Sandworm" team has targeted NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and industry through a previously unrecognized Windows zero-day exploit.

By October 14, 2014

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China says US distorting facts on cost of hacking

FBI head's claim that Chinese hacking costs the US billions each year is an "unjustified fabrication of facts," says the Chinese government.

By October 9, 2014

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Facebook page on Weibo deemed a fake -- after 80,000 people follow it

There was some hope in China that the account, which had several updates reflecting positively on Facebook, could be the real thing, but the social network has confirmed it's not.

By September 9, 2014

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China readies home-grown Windows sub for fall launch

The new operating system is expected to launch initially on desktops in October, with support for mobile devices coming later.

By August 24, 2014

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China cyber-espionage threatens U.S., advisory group warns

In its 2012 report, the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission urges Congress to fully investigate China's cyber-espionage campaigns.

By November 14, 2012