News tagged with trade secrets

Jawbone files lawsuit against rival Fitbit

In a clash of rival makers of fitness trackers, Jawbone is suing Fitbit and a group of employees who quit Jawbone to work for Fitbit, saying they stole trade secrets, business plans, market research, and other information.

dateMay 28, 2015 in Business
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Obama signs order creating new cyber sanctions program

President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorized a new U.S. government approach to deterring cyberattacks: financial sanctions against malicious overseas hackers and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of cyberespionage.

dateApr 01, 2015 in Security
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US seeks resumption of cyber talks with China

The U.S. next month will urge China to resume discussions on cybersecurity suspended after the U.S. charged five Chinese military officers with hacking into U.S. companies to steal trade secrets.

dateJun 27, 2014 in Security
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US disrupts hacking schemes that stole millions

A band of hackers implanted viruses on hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, secretly seized customer bank information and stole more than $100 million from businesses and consumers, the Justice Department ...

dateJun 02, 2014 in Security
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China calls on US to stop 'unscrupulous' spying

China called for a halt Tuesday to what it called unscrupulous U.S. cyberspying, saying that a monthslong investigation into reports on the "ugly face" of U.S. espionage has concluded that China is a major target of those ...

dateMay 27, 2014 in Security
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