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Exclusive: China-backed hackers 'targeted COVID-19 vaccine firm Moderna'

31 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON Chinese government-linked hackers targeted biotech company Moderna Inc, a U.S.-based coronavirus vaccine research developer, this year in a bid to steal data, according to a U.S. security official tracking Chinese hacking. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-Chinese-backed hackers targeted COVID-19 vaccine firm Moderna

30 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON, July 30 Chinese government-linked hackers targeted biotech company Moderna Inc, a leading U.S.-based coronavirus vaccine research developer, earlier this year in a bid to steal valuable data, according to a U.S. security official tracking Chinese hacking activity.

Local U.S. election officials fight disinformation 'virus', whether from overseas or Trump

30 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON As the clock ticks toward the U.S. presidential election in November, state election officials are devoting more time - and money - to educating voters about the dangers of disinformation while reassuring them that the system is fundamentally sound.

INSIGHT-Local U.S. election officials try to ward off "virus" of disinformation in November

30 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON, July 30 As the clock ticks toward the U.S. presidential election in November, state election officials are devoting more time - and money - to educating voters about the dangers of disinformation while reassuring them that the system is fundamentally sound.

U.S. accuses Chinese nationals of hacking spree for COVID-19 data, defense secrets

22 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday indicted two Chinese nationals over their role in what the agency called a decade-long cyber espionage campaign that targeted defense contractors, COVID researchers and hundreds of other victims worldwide. | Video

Senator warns of political pressure on U.S. probe into hackers of green groups

03 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON A Democratic U.S. senator says he has written to Attorney General William Barr outlining his concerns about potential "political interference" by the Trump administration in an investigation of a private espionage firm that targeted environmental groups in the United States.

Exclusive: Obscure Indian cyber firm spied on politicians, investors worldwide

26 Jun 2020

(This June 9 story corrects to remove reference to speaking with Gupta at his office)

EXCLUSIVE-Obscure Indian cyber firm spied on politicians, investors worldwide

09 Jun 2020

* Targets include officials, activists and business executives

Chinese and Iranian hackers targeted Biden and Trump campaigns, Google says

04 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON State-backed hackers from China have targeted staffers working on the U.S. presidential campaign of Democrat Joe Biden, a senior Google security official said on Thursday. The same official said Iranian hackers had recently targeted email accounts belonging to Republican President Donald Trump's campaign staff.

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