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China Calls for Increased Cooperation with FBI on Internet Security, Counterterrorism

China has called for increased cooperation with the FBI on matters pertaining to internet security and counterterrorism. Reuters reports that Guo Shengkun, China’s minister of public safety, recently told FBI Director James Comey in a Beijing meeting that his country was willing to enhance its mutual trust and respect with the United States with respect […]

China President Calls for Int’l Cooperation in Fight Against Cyber Crimes

Countries should not use cyberspace as a battlefield to undermine other states’ national security, the Chinese president said as cited by local media. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday called on all countries to cooperate in joint efforts to fight cyber crimes, warning against double standards in safeguarding Internet security, media reported. […]

Government cyber-surveillance is the norm in China — and it’s popular

When they met most recently, President Obama extracted from his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, a solemn pledge to rein in Chinese surveillance and hacking of U.S. government agencies, companies and individuals. The backsliding seems to have begun almost immediately , with new reports of attacks by Chinese hackers in the United States. This conflict is […]

China Passes Law Requiring Encryption Keys From Tech Companies

The Chinese government has just passed a security law that reportedly could require technology companies to hand over encryption keys to private data. The law is so controversial that President Obama personally raised concerns about it to President Xi Jinping. Despite lobbying by the highest levels of the US government and Silicon Valley, Chinese officials […]

Chinese President Urges Adoption Of ‘Cyber Sovereignty’

Sovereign countries should set their own laws for the Internet and others should respect that, according to China President China has triggered fresh concerns about online censorship after the Chinese president Xi Jinping said countries should respect one another’s “cyber sovereignty” and different internet governance models. The country has some of the world’s most restrictive […]

Xi urges global efforts to fight cybercrime, Internet terrorism

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for a global treaty on fighting Internet terrorism, amid the growing threat on cyberspace from Middle Eastern terror groups. He also proposed joint international efforts to combat cybercrimes like drug trafficking, money laundering and gambling, and to formulate “widely accepted” guidelines to oppose espionage, hacking and an “arms race” […]

Wuzhen to host 2nd World Internet Conference

The eastern Chinese town of Wuzhen will be hosting the Second World Internet Conference from the 16th to the 18th of December. President Xi Jinping will attend and deliver a keynote speech at the opening ceremony. Wuzhen, an ancient Chinese town dotted with old-style houses is gearing up to host a summit on the newest […]

China Calls Hacking of U.S. Workers’ Data a Crime, Not a State Act

HONG KONG — China has acknowledged for the first time that the breach of the United States Office of Personnel Management’s computer systems, which the Obama administration said exposed the personal information of more than 21.5 million people, was the work of Chinese hackers. But China insisted that the breach was the result of criminal […]

U.S., China to Expand Cybercrime Fight Amid Hacking Admission

U.S. and Chinese officials have agreed to expand cooperation to crack down on cybercrime as China’s state-run news agency said a hacking attack on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management was carried out by criminals there. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest pointed to the two-day talks between China and the U.S. which concluded Wednesday […]

Chinese Government Arrests Hackers Accused Of Stealing 22 Million Federal Employee Records In OPM Attack: Report

According to a report from the Washington Post, the Chinese government says it has identified and arrested the hackers who breached the security of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and stole highly sensitive data about millions of U.S. government employees — though doubts remain over the credibility of those arrests. In June, it was […]