Tag Archives: espionage

M&A Hacking: Cyberwar’s Newest Battleground

December 11, 2012

This article first appeared in Agenda magazine. Check out the latest issue here. Getting that merger or acquisition done right is a difficult proposition. From choosing the right target to crunching the numbers, from due diligence to post-deal restructuring, there are already numerous pitfalls, and some devious cyberthieves out there just found a new way […]

Beijing Tourists – lock up them laptops

July 22, 2008

From the Wall Street Journal: A debate is brewing in the U.S. government over whether to publicly warn businesspeople and other travelers heading to the Beijing Olympics about the dangers posed by Chinese computer hackers. According to government officials and security consultants, U.S. intelligence agencies are worried about the potential threat to U.S. laptops and […]

China Laptop Espionage?

May 30, 2008

This story was all over the Intertubes and Twitterverse today. U.S. officials are trying to determine of Chinese agents copied the contents of a Commerce Department laptop computer during a visit to Beijing by Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez. The Associated Press said the government is concerned China may have tried to use the contents […]