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US, China discuss deal to limit use of cyberweapons, says report

The countries are in talks to prohibit first strikes against critical infrastructure, according to The New York Times. The negotiations could lead to first-ever arms-control deal for cyberspace.

By September 19, 2015


UN urges action to combat online violence against women

Almost three quarters of women online have been exposed to some form of cyberviolence, says a new UN report.

By September 25, 2015


Chinese leader denies hacks, opens door for cybersecurity accord

Before visiting the US, President Xi Jinping said China is a hacking victim, too, and suggests both countries will benefit from computer security cooperation.

By September 22, 2015


US may hit China with sanctions over alleged cybertheft

Suspecting Chinese hackers as the culprits behind a series of data breaches in the US, the White House is weighing sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals, the Washington Post has reported.

By August 31, 2015


US claims progress with China over cybersecurity concerns

China told the US it was ready to cooperate on cybersecurity issues. But can the two sides really play nice after years of tension and accusations?

By June 25, 2015


St. Louis Cardinals may have hacked baseball rival Houston Astros, report says

Technically Incorrect: Officials of the Cardinals, one of baseball's most consistently successful teams, have reportedly been subpoenaed for allegedly using nefarious means to get player information.

By June 16, 2015


Hack exposes personal data of 4 million federal workers

The FBI says it's probing a data breach at the US agency responsible for conducting security clearance background checks.

By June 4, 2015


The rise of the Internet police

For decades, the Internet has been like the Wild West, with anonymous users creating racist or hate-filled posts. Now the world's largest social networks are doing something about it.

By May 13, 2015


Reuters websites go down in China

The English and Chinese sites for the news service have been inaccessible since late Thursday, but the reason isn't clear.

By March 20, 2015


Obama to sign executive order on cybersecurity info sharing

The president wants better coordination between government and the private sector to fight online threats. Companies on board include Apple and Intel.

By February 13, 2015