cyber attacks

North Korea Behind Many of the Devastating Cyberattacks since 2009, says US

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jun 14, 2017 09:15 PM EDT

Hidden Cobra was previously called the Lazarus Group and Guardians of the Peace by western cyber investigators. read more

China Uses Hackers to Attack US Missile System THAAD in South Korea, Research Says

Prei Dy   | Apr 22, 2017 12:49 AM EDT

American cybersecurity firm FireEye told The Wall Street Journal that China has used hackers to target the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), US' missile defense system installed in South Korea. read more

China Denies US' Accusation of Conducting Cyber Warfare Operations in Beijing Hotels

Desiree Sison   | Jan 09, 2017 03:55 AM EST

China on Friday vehemently denied the US' accusation that the Chinese military has been launching cyber attacks against Washington using two hotels in Beijing as their headquarters. read more

Report: Cyber Crimes in China Soar by More Than 500%

Michael A. Katz   | Dec 08, 2015 04:32 PM EST

Cyber security breaches in China have skyrocketed more than 500% in the past year, according to the recently released PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Global State of Information Security Survey 2016. read more

President Obama Puts China on Notice Over Recent Cyber Attacks Against the U.S.

Benjie Batanes   | Sep 17, 2015 05:58 AM EDT

President Barack Obama revealed on Wednesday that his government is making plans to punish those responsible for the recent cyber attacks against the United States. Many Americans suspect that China is behind the attacks and this may cause tension when Chinese leader Xi Jinping meets with Obama in Washington at the end of this month. read more

United States Prepares for First Official Visit of Chinese Leader Xi Jinping

Benjie Batanes   | Sep 16, 2015 05:15 AM EDT

United States officials on Monday announced that Chinese leader Xi Jinping will arrive in the country by the end of September. This will be Xi's first official visit to the U.S. and the discussion between him and President Obama will focus on bilateral business relations and allegations of Chinese cyber attacks, which has embarrassed and infuriated the American government. read more

Chinese Military Now Openly Admits to Cyber Attacks and Hacking Capabilities

Dino Lirios   | Mar 19, 2015 06:44 AM EDT

The Chinese military has admitted that it has been sponsoring some offensive cyberattacks or hacking. The truth surfaced when a military document was updated and circulated. read more

NYC Watchdog Warns Banks Prone to ‘Cyber 9/11’ Attack

Raymond Legaspi   | Feb 26, 2015 05:33 AM EST

New York's top financial watchdog mulled new regulations to stave off an "Armageddon"-scale online attack that could bring U.S. financial markets to their knees. read more

Cyber Attacks on the Rise in 2015

David Curry   | Jan 28, 2015 08:59 AM EST

Denial-of-service attacks grew 50 percent in 2014, thanks to increased political cyber warfare. read more

U.S. Officials Review Role In Public Security Following Sony Pictures Hack

David Curry   | Jan 10, 2015 11:10 AM EST

U.S. officials are looking into new ways to defend the private sector from cyber attacks, following the Sony Pictures attack. read more

Kaspersky Predicts Cyber Attacks on Digital Wallets and ATMs in 2015

Sami Ghanmi   | Dec 03, 2014 09:12 AM EST

Kaspersky warns that virtual payment systems such as Apple Pay, which was launched in October in the U.S., will likely be vulnerable to cyber attacks. read more

North Korea Unlikely To Have Hacked Sony Pictures, According To Security Experts

David Curry   | Dec 03, 2014 05:54 AM EST

Security experts do not see North Korea as the attacker behind the Sony Pictures attack, due to the #GOP campaign and leaks. read more

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