Chinese cyber attack News

Group of German Companies – Including BASF, Siemens, Roche – Hit by Cyber Attacks

German blue-chip companies BASF, Siemens, Henkel along with a host of others said on Wednesday they had been victims of cyber attacks, confirming a German media report which said the likely culprit was a state-backed Chinese group. Public broadcaster ARD …

German Firms Warned About Rising Threat from Chinese Hackers: Report

Germany’s Office for Information Security (BSI) has issued warnings to several German firms named by the United States as possible victims of hacking attacks, a newspaper reported, adding that Chinese activity against German firms had increased. Cyber experts have long …

U.S. Warns on Uptick in Chinese Hacking Setting Stage for Future Attacks

A senior U.S. intelligence official warned on Tuesday that Chinese cyber activity in the United States had risen in recent months, and the targeting of critical infrastructure in such operations suggested an attempt to lay the groundwork for future disruptive …

Obama Seeks ‘Nimble, Aggressive, Well-Resourced’ Cyber Defense

President Barack Obama vowed on Monday that the United States would aggressively bolster its cyber defenses, as U.S. officials said the probe into a massive breach of federal government networks has yielded growing signs of a direct Chinese role. Obama …