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Chinese Man Pleads Guilty to Espionage, Theft from US Firm

Chinese national Xu Jiaqiang pleaded guilty to economic espionage and theft of trade secrets from his former employer in the US.

APT3 Threat Group a Contractor for Chinese Intelligence Agency

Record Future says its research shows clear link between cyber threat group and China's Ministry of State Security.

APT3 Linked to Chinese Ministry of State Security

Researchers claim that APT3, widely believed to be a China-based threat actor, is directly connected to the Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS).

Xiaomi Air 12 laptop review: Like a MacBook, but a third...

About $500 buys you a 12-inch MacBook-like laptopmdash;with full-size USB and HDMI ports.

FAQ: Are you in danger from the WannaCrypt ransomware?

The worm called WannaCrypt (aka WannaCry, WannaCrypt0r, WanaCry, and WCry) dominated tech headlines through the weekend.

According to Europol, quoted in the New York Times, WannaCrypt infected  200,000 computers in more than 150 countries, tied the UK health service in knots, knocked out the Spanish phone company, troubled train travelers in Germany, and took big swipes out of FedEx, Renault, a reported 29,000 Chinese institutions, and networks all over Russiamdash;including the Russian Interior Ministry.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

FAQ: Are you in danger from the WannaCry ransomware?

The worm called WannaCry (aka WannaCrypt, WannaCry0r, WanaCry, and WCry) dominated tech headlines through the weekend.

According to Europol, quoted in the New York Times, WannaCry infected  200,000 computers in more than 150 countries, tied the UK health service in knots, knocked out the Spanish phone company, troubled train travelers in Germany, and took big swipes out of FedEx, Renault, a reported 29,000 Chinese institutions, and networks all over Russiamdash;including the Russian Interior Ministry.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Ztorg: money for infecting your smartphone

This research started when we discovered an infected Pokeacute;mon GO guide in Google Play. We detected the malware as Trojan.AndroidOS.Ztorg.ad.

After some searching, I found some other similar infected apps that were being distributed from the Google Play Store.

After I started tracking these infected apps, two things struck me – how rapidly they became popular and the comments in the user review sections.

WannaCry ransomware used in widespread attacks all over the world

Earlier today, our products detected and successfully blocked a large number of ransomware attacks around the world.
In these attacks, data is encrypted with the extension “.WCRYrdquo; added to the filenames. Our analysis indicates the attack, dubbed “WannaCryrdquo;, is initiated through an SMBv2 remote code execution in Microsoft Windows.

Chinese stock traders hacked lawyers, profited from Intel’s Altera gobble, now...

S'wot the SEC told a court Three Chinese miscreants have made millions on the stock market using insider information stolen from US law firms.…

Opera Reborn “rethinks” the browser… with integrated WhatsApp and Facebook

Opera Reborn gets new design, VPN, and ad-blocking (except for Google's ads).

Hackers Face $8.9 Million Fine for Law Firm Breaches

A federal court orders three Chinese nationals to pay $8.9 million in fines and penalties for hacking into two law firms and using stolen confidential information to trade stocks.

New device can harvest indoor light to power electronics

The low intensity of light indoors suits this hardware just fine.