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How Silicon Valley Became a Den of Spies

SAN FRANCISCO—In the fall of 1989, during the Cold War’s wan and washed-out final months, the Berlin Wall was crumbling—and so was San Francisco. The powerful Loma Prieta earthquake, the most destructive to hit the region in more than 80 years, felled en...

Who Needs Democracy When You Have Data?

In 1955, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov published a short story about an experiment in “electronic democracy,” in which a single citizen, selected to represent an entire population, responded to questions generated by a computer named Multivac. The ma...

China’s Chilling ‘Social Credit System’ Is Straight Out of Dystopian Sci-Fi, And It’s Already Switched On

It’s been in the pipeline for years: a sprawling, technological mass surveillance network the ...

The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies

In 2015, Amazon.com Inc. began quietly evaluating a startup called Elemental Technologies, a pote...

How China steals the best U.S. technology

The U.S. government was well aware of China’s aggressive strategy of leveraging private investors ...

Surveillance Cameras Made by China Are Hanging All Over the U.S.

Company 42%-owned by the Chinese government sold devices that monitor U.S. Army base, Memphis street...

Chinese agency linked to cyber-espionage operations will review source code of foreign firms

According to a new law voted in 2016 and which came into effect starting June 1, 2017, foreign compa...

Researchers uncover latest version of Chinese spyware used to target dissidents

Security researchers believe a newly discovered variant of mobile malware, dubbed xRAT, represents t...

The war for Cyberspace

Cyberspace is your space. We all share a part of it. When one area is affected, like a bad apple, it...

Will China unleash Cyberwarfare against India?

People’s Liberation Army (PLA) as been using cyber-espionage for economic gain for the Communist p...