China Can't Stop Hacking the World's Only Superpower

It's been almost a year since The New York Times, working with cybersecurity firm Mandiant, outed the Chinese military for being behind an ongoing series of hacking attacks aimed at the United States. Articles were written. Meetings were held. Defense budgets was boosted. Did it stop the hackers? Not a chance. » 11/07/13 1:05pm 11/07/13 1:05pm

Chinese Mercenaries Are Hacking into American Networks

Cybersecurity firm Symantec took a major swipe at Chinese hackers on Tuesday, when it revealed the details of the group that's behind some of the best-known attacks on the United States. Unlike earlier reports, however, Symantec's report isn't about the Chinese military. These are hackers-for-hire. » 9/17/13 1:13pm 9/17/13 1:13pm

Chinese Hackers Have Been Caught Hijacking a Decoy US Water Plant

Chinese hackers have been harassing the US in a series of cyberattacks, but we've started trying to talk it out and cool this all down. But in the meantime, a security researcher has just revealed that he caught a team of Chinese hackers hijacking a fake water plant he set up. And aside from spotting the fake, they… » 8/03/13 12:54pm 8/03/13 12:54pm

What It's Like to Be a Chinese Military Hacker

All-black stealth suits, fingers flying across keyboards, screams of unintelligible jargon at Matrix-style lines of code. These are the things that generally come to mind when you hear the phrase "foreign military hacking unit"—or at least the mind of anyone who's seen a movie in the past 10 years. But as the Los… » 3/13/13 10:34am 3/13/13 10:34am

Watch a Chinese Hacker Launch an Invasion in Real Time

Are the Chinese after us? According to a new report, yes. Security firm Mandiant has detailed the exploits of a Chinese cyber espionage group it calls APT1. Mandiant claims to have evidence that APT1 has stolen "hundreds of terabytes of data" from 141 American organizations. Evidence that includes this video of an elite … » 2/19/13 4:40pm 2/19/13 4:40pm

The Chinese Army Is Hacking the United States From This Building

To no one's real surprise, the culprit behind all the hackings against the United States is the Chinese Army. Specifically, they're known as the 'Comment Crew' or 'Shanghai Group' (two rather non-intimidating names if you ask me) and they're in P.L.A. Unit 61398, a 12-story office tower located just outside of… » 2/18/13 11:04pm 2/18/13 11:04pm

Chinese Hackers Have Been Hacking the New York Times for the Past 4…

Because the NY Times recently exposed China's Prime Minister, Wen Jiabao, for having made billions of dollars through business dealings, Chinese hackers have been trying to hack and infiltrate the NY Times for the past 4 months. Security experts say the hackers used methods consistent with the Chinese military. » 1/30/13 10:21pm 1/30/13 10:21pm