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China and US find common ground over cybersecurity disputes

China and the US have agreed to a framework on managing their cybersecurity disputes at the highest-level talks on the issue since the leaders of the two nations sat down in September, Beijing said on Wednesday. The discussions in Washington had yielded “positive outcomes”, the Ministry of Public Security said, including an understanding that quick […]

White House lauds China-U.S. cyber dialogue as “important step” to advance bilateral ties

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) — The White House on Wednesday lauded the first China-U.S. ministerial dialogue on fighting cyber crimes as “an important step” that will strengthen the bilateral relations. “The fact that the dialogue, however, is taking place is an important step,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest told a daily news briefing. “Being able […]

Chinese government has arrested hackers it says breached OPM database

The Chinese government recently arrested a handful of hackers it says were connected to the breach of Office of Personnel Management’s database this year, a mammoth break-in that exposed the records of more than 22 million current and former federal employees. The arrests took place shortly before a state visit in September by President Xi […]

First China-U.S. cyber security ministerial dialogue yields positive outcomes

On Dec. 1, 2015, in Washington, D.C., Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, together with Chinese State Councilor Guo Shengkun, co-chaired the first U.S.-China High-Level Joint Dialogue on Cybercrime and Related Issues.  Under the commitments made by U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the […]

US, China agree to guidelines for requesting cybercrime assistance

Landmark deal reached in high-level talks. The United States and China have reached an agreement on guidelines for requesting assistance on cybercrime and other malicious online activities. The agreement was reached in talks in Washington this week among officials including US Attorney General Loretta Lynch, US Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Chinese […]