Cyber Security

DOJ charges Chinese citizens in 'unprecedented' global hacking campaign

The Department of Justice on Wednesday announced that it had charged five Chinese citizens allegedly involved in an “unprecedented” hacking campaign that involved the theft of code, customer data and valuable business data and affected more than 100 companies and institutions across the globe.

Dunkin' Donuts' hole in cybersecurity costs $650,000 in fines

The parent of Dunkin' Donuts on Tuesday agreed to upgrade its security protocols and pay $650,000 in fines and costs to settle a lawsuit by New York's attorney general claiming it ignored cyberattacks that compromised the online accounts of tens of thousands of customers.

Microsoft detects new cyberattacks targeting 2020 election

"The majority of these attacks were detected and stopped by security tools built into our products," Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Customer Security and Trust, Tom Burt, said in a statement. "We have directly notified those who were targeted or compromised so they can take action to protect themselves."

China's top semiconductor maker denies military links

BEIJING — China’s leading maker of semiconductors has denied it has any links to the military following reports Washington is considering stepping up its feud with Beijing over technology and security by imposing export controls that could disrupt manufacturing for a national industrial champion.