• Tue
  • Sep 16, 2014
  • Updated: 9:51am


Snowden claims raise alarms on internet security upgrades in China

US whistle-blower Edward Snowden’s claims about Washington surveillance will prompt China to upgrade its internet security, experts said on Thursday.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Snowden may be called to Legco over hacking claims, says Hong Kong lawmaker

A lawmaker familiar with security issues said he was considering inviting US whistleblower Edward Snowden to the Legislative Council to give evidence on alleged US hacking activities on Hong Kong.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

US charges eight for global cybercrime targeting banks and government

Federal prosecutors in New Jersey on Wednesday unveiled criminal charges against eight people accused of trying to steal at least US$15 million from US customers in an international cybercrime scheme targeting accounts at 15 financial institutions and government agencies.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Defence Ministry dismisses US hacking allegations

China’s Defence Ministry dismissed as ridiculous on Thursday a US report that Chinese hackers have gained access to designs of more than two dozen major US weapons systems, saying the country needed no outside help for its military development.

30 May 2013 - 8:03pm

China news round-up: Premier in India 'with sellers, not buyers', hackers resume attacks

Li Keqiang in IndiaNew York Times - India Ink India and China sign deals on economic and cultural cooperation.Wall Street Journal - China Real Time Report

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

China spying on US to develop defence, says Pentagon

China is using cyberspies to boost its defence industry and military planning by gathering information about US defence programmes, a Pentagon report claims.

8 May 2013 - 5:59am 10 comments

Syrian Electronic Army claims credit for E! Online Twitter hacking

E! Online says hackers compromised its Twitter and text messaging accounts, sending out erroneous news alerts about Justin Bieber and Angelina Jolie.

5 May 2013 - 11:25am

Hacked e-mail led to bank transfer of US$90,000, businessman's writ claims

In a writ lodged with the High Court, import-export business Trumpex International Limited asked Hang Seng Bank not to disburse the transferred amount, or to return the money.

1 May 2013 - 5:47am

Jackie Chan charity 'hacked' for three days, Yaan donations disrupted

The Hong Kong action star's charity, which was implicated in an alleged embezzlement scandal last year, was apparently hacked for three days.

25 Apr 2013 - 2:41pm 1 comment

Ins and outs of a hacker's life is as dull as office work

Hackers range from children playing with computers to virtual hitmen, who destroy corporate data for a fee. Armies and governments also employ hackers to collect intelligence and secure their networks.

21 Apr 2013 - 4:39am