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FireEye experts have been tracking the Operation Beebus campaign for a few months now, and their latest research suggests that whomever is responsible for the attacks is ultimately interested in stealing drone technology-related secrets. Operation Beebus is an APT-style attack campaign targeting government agencies in the United States and India as well as numerous aerospace, […]

The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats typically is more concerned with economics and political issues than cyber attacks, but the members spent this morning in a hearing trying to come up with an answer to a fairly straightforward, but thorny question: What consequences are serious and meaningful enough that they will deter U.S. enemies from infiltrating the country’s networks?

China has been blamed for cyberattacks on every major industrial base in the United States—and even in some corners for the Super Bowl blackout. But most of it has been rampant speculation coupled with the lacing together of a number of loose ends. Examples of the kind of direct attribution to the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) presented in a report today by security company Mandiant have been rare.

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