Hackers gain access to important computer systems in Bulgaria, millions affected by the hack

Servers of Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency (NRA) have been targeted. The Bulgarians realized it only after a purported hackers, claiming to be Russian, sent an e-mail to the local media, with the aim of selling the stolen data. On Tuesday, in a significant development, the Bulgarian government stated, hackers have managed to steal the personal…

U.S. charges 2 Chinese men of corporate and Intellectual property theft from General Electric Co.

The most significant part of the indictment is that this is the first time that the United States has tied these economic and intellectual property thefts to the Chinese government. In a significant development, as per an indictment unsealed by the U.S. Justice Department, a Chinese businessman as well as a former engineer working at…

Netherlands’ ASML – a victim of Chinese corporate espionage

In its annual threat assessment, Netherland’s intelligence agency had warned that China is targeting tech companies in the Netherlands for intellectual property theft, just like it does in other countries. In a significant development, Netherland’s ASML disclosed, it has become a victim of Chinese corporate espionage. Luckily the perpetrators who had stolen information did not…

Huawei Device Co Ltd & Huawei Device USA Inc to be arraigned on Feb. 28, 2019

Huawei faces gale force headwinds with intelligence agencies linking its telecom devices as potential Trojan Horses which can be tapped by Chinese intelligence. According to information available in court filings, two units of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are set to be arraigned on February 28 in Seattle on a 10-count indictment on charges of conspiring…

Chinese hackers stole missile plans from U.S. Navy contractors

According to the U.S. National Security Agency, Chinese cyber activity in the United States has risen in recent months with the bulk of these attacks aimed at disrupting critical infrastructure. The Wall Street Journal has reported, Chinese hackers have been able to breach and steal a slew of documents,including missile plans, from U.S. Navy contractors…

Foxconn relocates production of facial recognition sensors from Japan to China

These sensors are used by Apple’s iPhone X, which was launched in 2017. In a development that underscores the growing debate in Japan as to whether foreign workers should be allowed in the country midst a labour shortage,Japan’s Sharp Corp has laid off around 3,000 foreign workers, said a labor union, as the electronic giant…