Nov 27- Herve Falciani, an ex-employee of HSBC's Geneva private bank who leaked information on clients and their tax situation, has been sentenced to five years in prison for aggravated industrial espionage, the bank said on Friday. HSBC's Swiss unit has been in the spotlight since 2008, when Falciani, a former IT employee there, fled Geneva with files that were...» Read More
JERUSALEM, Oct 22- Space, the' final frontier', is rapidly becoming an extra-terrestrial battleground for corporate espionage and other types of cyber attack as hackers seek to gain commercial advantage from rival networks operating in the $330- billion space economy. Three-quarters of investment in the space economy comes from the booming commercial...
BEIJING, Sept 17- China opposes Internet attacks and wants to work with the United States in cyberspace but will defend its interests, a senior Chinese official said on Thursday after U.S. President Barack Obama warned of a forceful response to Beijing over hacking. Beijing and Washington face "common challenges" on Internet security, making it "especially...
WASHINGTON, Sept 16- President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for an international framework to prevent the Internet from being "weaponized" as a tool of national aggression, while holding out the prospect of a forceful U.S. response to China over hacking attacks. Obama discussed the issue at length in remarks at the conference held by the Business Roundtable,...
In the attacks, a highly sophisticated form of malicious software, dubbed SYNful Knock, has been implanted in routers made by Cisco, the world's top supplier, U.S. security research firm FireEye said on Tuesday. "If you own the router, you own the data of all the companies and government organizations that sit behind that router," FireEye Chief Executive Dave DeWalt...
In the attacks, a highly sophisticated form of malicious software, dubbed SYNful Knock, has been implanted in routers made by Cisco, the world's top supplier, U.S. security research firm FireEye said on Tuesday. "If you own the router, you own the data of all the companies and government organisations that sit behind that router," FireEye Chief Executive Dave DeWalt...
William Evanina, National Counterintelligence Executive Director, says the U.S. is currently at risk of losing the corporate espionage war.
The FBI released surveillance video from a 2012 arrest of two men in an alleged corporate espionage attempt by a Chinese company to bribe an employee of an American firm for confidential trade secrets.
Less than four years after beating a separate federal case, Sergey Aleynikov convinced a state judge to overturn a jury verdict in May. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Daniel Conviser wrote in his 72- page opinion that, while Aleynikov "doubtless acted wrongly" by copying code from Goldman's servers before he left the investment bank to join a Chicago trading...
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports a new computer virus has been discovered by Symantec that's being called one of the most sophisticated pieces of malware ever seen.
Iranian hackers created false social networking accounts and a fake news website to spy on leaders in the United States, Israel and other countries.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the 31-count, 56-page grand jury indictment from the DOJ against five defendants alleged in cyber-espionage.
The U.S. Justice Department has filed its first ever cyber-espionage charges against five operatives from a Chinese military operation known as "Unit 61398." Marc Zwillinger, ZwillGen founder, provides perspective.
The U.S. has charged China with cyberspying on U.S. firms. Kevin Mandia, FireEye COO, explains how he caught the Chinese government red-handed stealing American trade secrets. Peter Kiernan, author of "Becoming China's Bitch," provides perspective.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the five defendants in the case which the U.S. alleges cyberspying, were all part of The People's Liberation Army, allegedly the most prolific hacking operation of the Chinese military.
China's foreign ministry says the allegations of cyber-espionage are made up, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
The Justice Department has filed the first ever cyber-espionage charges against Chinese government officials. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the charges accuse officials of using military and intelligent facilities to steal trade secrets from American energy and manufacturing companies.
The NSA's Keith Alexander wants Russia to return Internet leaker Edward Snowden returned to the U.S. reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Washington is pressing Moscow to expel former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports a grand jury has indicted executives at Kolon Industries on charges of stealing corporate secrets from DuPont.
Lawmakers are warning U.S. companies not to do business with two of the world's largest telecommunications equipment makers.