Tagged: espionage

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Foreign Intelligence Threat: Increasing Awareness

The FBI and the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) released a short film to increase awareness of foreign intelligence threats. Based on true events, the 30-minute movie, called “The Nevernight Connection,” depicts a fictional story of a former U.S. Intelligence Community official being targeted by a foreign intelligence service...

Economic Impact of Cybercrime and Cyber Espionage

The Center for Strategic and International Studies and McAfee, Inc. have published a report on the Economic Impact of Cybercrime and Cyber Espionage. From the report: “Is cybercrime, cyber espionage, and other malicious cyber activities what some call ‘the greatest transfer of wealth in human history,’ or is it what...

Obama Administration’s Strategy on Mitigating the Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets

The Obama Administration launched Its Strategy to Mitigate the Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets. From the strategy: “Emerging trends indicate that the pace of economic espionage and trade secret theft against U.S. corporations is accelerating. There appears to be multiple vectors of attack for persons and governments seeking to steal...

APT1: Exposing One of China’s Cyber Espionage Units

Mandiant, a U.S. security firm, has published a report that links “China’s military to cyberattacks on more than 140 U.S. and other foreign corporations and entities.” The report, “APT1: Exposing One of China’s Cyber Espionage Units,” is the culmination of investigations over several years which provide evidence that an Advanced...

Chinese Capabilities for Computer Network Operations and Cyber Espionage

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission has received its latest report which details the capabilities and threat potential of Chinese state-sponsored cyber operations and cyber criminals originating in China. Entitled, Occupying the Information High Ground: Chinese Capabilities for Computer Network Operations and Cyber Espionage , this assessment expands upon...

New Report on Espionage and the Theft of US Economic Secrets in Cyberspace

Foreign Spies Stealing US Economic Secrets in Cyberspace: Report to Congress on Foreign Economic Collection and Industrial Espionage, 2009-2011 This annual report to congress highlights the threat to the United States from foreign economic collection and espionage in cyberspace. The report was compiled by the Office of the National Counterintelligence...