News tagged with economic espionage

US weighs tougher action over China cyberattacks

(AP)—High-level talks with the Chinese government to address persistent cyberattacks against U.S. companies and government agencies haven't worked, so officials say the Obama administration is now considering a range of ...

Feb 01, 2013
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Amid US probe, China telecom firms defend record

The leaders of a congressional probe into two Chinese telecom giants expressed fresh concerns Thursday about the firm's links to the Beijing government, as the companies defended their integrity.

Sep 13, 2012
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Woman gets 4 years for stealing Motorola secrets

(AP)—A federal judge sentenced a Chinese-born American Wednesday to four years in prison for stealing millions of dollars in trade secrets from Motorola, describing her as a soft-spoken, unassuming woman ...

Aug 29, 2012
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US report blasts China, Russia for cybercrime

(AP) -- Cyberattacks by Chinese and Russian intelligence services, as well corporate hackers in those countries, have swallowed up large amounts of high-tech American research and development data, and that stolen information ...

Nov 03, 2011
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Ex-Akamai worker to plead guilty to spy charge

(AP) -- A former employee of a website content delivery company has agreed to plead guilty to a charge of foreign economic espionage for providing company trade secrets to an undercover FBI agent posing as an Israeli intelligence ...

Jul 22, 2011
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Rare economic espionage case going to trial

(AP) -- Two men accused of stealing computer chip blueprints - and trying to tap the Chinese government to help launch a startup built on the contraband - are becoming the first defendants charged with economic espionage ...

Oct 21, 2009
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