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China's cyberwar: Intrusions are the new normal (FAQ)

Security firm Mandiant delivers compelling evidence that the Chinese military is behind a torrent of intrusions targeting the networks of U.S.-based companies. Here's what happens next.

By Feb. 19, 2013


Anonymous escalates its 'cyberwar' against Israel

The hacking collective's latest campaign against Israel escalates, with defacements of Microsoft Israel Web sites and the publication of alleged donors to a pro-Israel group.

By Nov. 19, 2012


U.S., China pledge cooperation on cyberwar

The countries say they want to ensure that a "crisis" doesn't develop between them in the event important servers are accessed.

By May. 8, 2012


Chinese hackers said to wage cyberwar on The New York Times

Unusual activity was seen in the paper's computer systems during a probe on China's prime minister. The Times then discovered that the corporate passwords for every employee had been stolen.

By Jan. 30, 2013


Defense expert to U.S.: Hire hackers and wage cyberwar

Specialist tells The Guardian in an e-mail that there are about 100 "master hackers" in the world and the U.S. should try to bring them on board.

By Jul. 10, 2012


Wording in cyberwar bill begs question: Who's in charge?

House committee approves bill that appears to give the Defense Department power to conduct military activities in cyberspace, including clandestine operations, without running it by the president.

By May. 11, 2012


OECD: Cyberwar risk is exaggerated

Report from the economic development agency says the risk of a catastrophic attack on critical national systems isn't as great as the "many scare stories" would suggest.

By Jan. 17, 2011


President lays out cyberwar guidelines, report says

The guidelines will provide a framework for the U.S. Department of Defense to determine how it should response to cyberwarfare, according to the AP.

By Jun. 22, 2011


Chinese military warns of U.S. cyberwar threat

The official newspaper Liberation Army Daily says China must beef up its online defenses and create a "strong Internet army," lest the U.S. seize the high ground.

By Jun. 16, 2011


Clarke: U.S. lags in 'guerrilla cyberwar' with China

Former U.S. national security official Richard Clarke argues that the U.S. is mustering an insufficient response to Chinese incursions against critical infrastructure and the business sector.

By Jun. 15, 2011