The hackers often struck late on Fridays, starting about a year ago, sending skeleton crews at more than a dozen European banks rushing to keep bombardments of digital gibberish from crashing their websites.
Among defense contractors, QinetiQ North America is known for spy-world connections and an eye- popping product line. Its contributions to national security include secret satellites, drones, and software used by U.S. special forces in Afghanistan and the Middle East.
U.S. companies operating in China cited rising labor costs as the biggest risk to their business in the country for the first time, an annual survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in China showed.
The leader of a ring of waiters who copied customer credit cards at New York steakhouses including Smith & Wollensky and the Capital Grille so accomplices could buy luxury goods was ordered to go to prison for as long as 13 1/2 years.
Sony Corp. ’s network entertainment unit was sued by a PlayStation customer claiming it failed to protect users’ personal information and credit-card data that the company says may have been stolen by a hacker.
HSBC Holdings Plc ’s Swiss private bank said new money from Asia offset first-half client outflows from Europe as tax authorities in France and Italy scrutinize account details stolen by a former employee.