Articles Tagged: People’s Republic of China (PRC)

China Arrested Hackers On US Request: Cyberespionage Tension Defused?

For several years, the U.S. has been complaining of state-sponsored hacking attacks from China which had mostly targeted the country’s hi-tech companies with the aim of stealing secrets and passing them over to Chinese firms. In an attempt to reiterate its stand against cyber stealing, a number of U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies have come up with a list of hackers who they believe should get arrested. China reportedly took the list into consideration and have placed a number of suspects under arrest. The exact number of people that were arrested remained unclear.

Loess Plateau storage of Northeastern Tibetan Plateau-derived Yellow River sediment

New research revises our understanding of the origin of the Chinese Loess Plateau and provides a potential solution for mismatches between late Cenozoic terrestrial sedimentation and marine geochemistry records, as well as between global CO2 and erosion records.

Report: Clinton email server target of cyberattacks from China, Korea and Germany

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton’s controversial private email server, which she used during her tenure as secretary of State, was the target of cyberattacks from around the globe and was inadequately protected against such attacks, according to media reports published Wednesday.

Congressman: Chinese hackers tried to steal my identity

After the massive Chinese hack of millions of federal employees’ personnel files and sensitive security clearance information, the government assured victims that there was no evidence the criminals had used their data for fraudulent ends. Now a Virginia congressman says his information is being used in more than one attempted identity-theft scheme.

US, China Have Dueling Definitions of Cybersecurity

One of the most-anticipated outcomes of the president of China’s recent state visit to the United States was an agreement between the two countries on beefing up cybersecurity and putting a halt to economic espionage. But analysts question whether the deal actually can deliver.

Hacker weighs in on US-China cyber spat

Cybersecurity will be high on the agenda when Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack Obama get together during President Xi’s seven-day state visit to the U.S. But far way from the pomp and ceremony, a self-proclaimed hacker huddles in front of a computer in his office in southern China. The former military officer – who would only give his code-named “Prince” – says he’s on the frontline of the global cyber-war.

Long March LM-6 Space Rocket’s Makes First Launch, Brings 20 Satellites into Space

On September 19, 2015, the Long March 6 (LM-6) space launch rocket blasted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center. Built as a rapid response, light launcher, the LM-6 uses a single 120 ton thrust YF-100 liquid oxygen and kerosene rocket engine (the same booster as the heavy Long March 5’s booster rockets) as its first stage to loft a one ton payload into low earth orbit. The LM-6’s second stage is a YF-115 engine that also burns liquid oxygen and kerosene.

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