Google Inc. and Intel Corp. were logical targets for China-based hackers, given the solid-gold intellectual property data stored in their computers. An attack by cyber spies on iBahn, a provider of Internet services to hotels, takes some explaining.
China agreed to end hundreds of millions of dollars of subsidies to wind-power manufacturers following a complaint the U.S. filed at the World Trade Organization, the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office said.
The FBI broke the news to executives at DuPont Co. late last year that hackers had cracked the company’s computer networks for the second time in 12 months, according to a confidential Dec. 9, 2010, e-mail discussing the investigation.
An ex-Motorola Inc. software engineer, stopped by U.S. customs agents at a Chicago airport while allegedly carrying 1,000 company documents, $30,000 and a one-way ticket to China, committed economic espionage for her native country, a federal prosecutor told a trial judge.
The U.S. State Department is investigating a complaint by China that one of its U.S. envoys was injured by Houston police officers who may have violated international law by entering the Chinese consulate grounds in the city.
Chinese phone-equipment makers Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp. are the focus of a U.S. House intelligence committee investigation into whether the companies’ expansion in the U.S. poses a security threat.