A new report by technology firm Crowdstrike has exposed how China engaged in a coordinated hacking operation involving intelligence officers, underground hackers, security researchers, and staff at foreign companies whom they recruited, in order to fulfill its development goals.
A report published today shines a light on one of China's most ambitious hacking operations known to date, one that involved Ministry of State Security officers, the country's underground hacking scene, legitimate security researchers, and insiders at companies all over the world.
Tariffs aren’t the only weapon in a trade war. Countries are also turning to “blacklists” to restrict the economic activities of certain foreign companies. While such steps are often described as necessary to preserve national security, they’re increasingly being deployed as policy tools to gain leverage in trade negotiations.
More than a year has passed since Bloomberg Businessweek grabbed the lapels of the cybersecurity world with a bombshell claim: that Supermicro motherboards in servers used by major tech firms, including Apple and Amazon, had been stealthily implanted with a chip the size of a rice grain that allowed Chinese hackers to spy deep into those networks.
While much of the discussion around supply chain security has focused on the parts, components and gear that make up an organization's physical IT assets, a growing number of experts are making the case that vulnerabilities in the software supply chain may represent the larger cybersecurity threat over the long haul.
The manufacturing world runs on relationships between brands, suppliers, factories, distributors, and customers. These many interdependencies have become both a benefit and burden as the diversity, complexity, and scale of products on the market increases to meet the demands of consumer populations...
In the wake of a terrifying experience for passengers on board a Mango Airlines flight last month, the South African Civil Aviation Authority has pointed the finger of blame at a part. The replacement electrical trim motor was fitted to the Boeing 737 just weeks before the incident.
SHENZHEN — In late September, electronics distributor Avnet Inc. formed an alliance with e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to boost its online capabilities in China. E-commerce shopping sites such as Amazon and Alibaba, which sell electronic devices and components, are considered distribution’s competitors.
Every modern military today owes a major portion of its capabilities to electronics-based technologies that have automated or improved warfighting capabilities. Defense electronics have promoted and driven a revolution in military affairs that shows no signs of abating, and their impact is likely to increase in the coming years.
Sharp Electronics Vietnam has filed a complaint against appliances maker Asanzo alleging it counterfeited documents to claim technology belonging to the Japanese brand.