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  • HEFEI, China, Oct 30- German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany, in principle, favoured granting China "market economy status"- a shift that would make it harder for the EU to protect local industry from Chinese competition- but said Beijing still had work to do. The European Union and other World Trade Organization members need to decide whether to grant China "...

  • *Germany and China agree deal for sale of 130 Airbus jets. BEIJING, Oct 29- German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed concern on Thursday about a territorial dispute between the Chinese and U.S. navies in the South China Sea, and suggested China go to international courts to resolve the row. On a two-day visit to China, Merkel said it was essential that sea trade...

  • 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...

  • UPDATE 2-Cisco router break-ins bypass cyber defences Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 8:17 AM ET

    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...

  • US losing corporate espionage fight: Counterintelligence expert

    William Evanina, National Counterintelligence Executive Director, says the U.S. is currently at risk of losing the corporate espionage war.

  • Surveillance video: Chinese espionage bust in Missouri hotel

    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.

  • Sophisticated spying tool found Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:25 AM ET
    Sophisticated spying tool found

    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.

  • Iran hackers use fake Facebook to spy on Americans Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

    Iranian hackers created false social networking accounts and a fake news website to spy on leaders in the United States, Israel and other countries.

  • Five indicted in cybercrime operation Monday, 19 May 2014 | 2:51 PM ET
    Five indicted in cybercrime operation

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the 31-count, 56-page grand jury indictment from the DOJ against five defendants alleged in cyber-espionage.

  • Chinese cybercrime suspected for years: Pro Monday, 19 May 2014 | 2:28 PM ET
    Chinese cybercrime suspected for years: Pro

    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.

  • DOJ indicts 5 Chinese military members Monday, 19 May 2014 | 1:30 PM ET
    DOJ indicts 5 Chinese military members

    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.

  • Chinese accused of cyberspying Monday, 19 May 2014 | 1:28 PM ET
    Chinese accused of cyberspying

    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 says spying allegations 'made up': Reuters Monday, 19 May 2014 | 11:18 AM ET
    China says spying allegations are 'made up': Reuters

    China's foreign ministry says the allegations of cyber-espionage are made up, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • DOJ indicts 5 Chinese officials Monday, 19 May 2014 | 10:36 AM ET
    DOJ indicts 5 Chinese officials

    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.

  • Snowden granted asylum in Russia Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 11:43 AM ET
    Snowden granted asylum in Russia

    The NSA's Keith Alexander wants Russia to return Internet leaker Edward Snowden returned to the U.S. reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Kremlin Won't Intervene in Snowden Case Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 7:05 AM ET
    Kremlin Won't Intervene in Snowden Case

    Washington is pressing Moscow to expel former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • South Korean Firm Indicted With Corporate Espionage Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 10:21 AM ET
    South Korean Firm Indicted With Corporate Espionage

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports a grand jury has indicted executives at Kolon Industries on charges of stealing corporate secrets from DuPont.