Security software provider FireEye has acquired Mandiant in a deal worth $1.5 billion. Photo: Reuters

Security software provider FireEye has acquired Mandiant, a company known for emergency responses to computer network breaches, in a deal worth $1.(...)

Australia’s foreign minister Bob Carr said the report theft of plans for the country’s spy headquarters by Chinese hackers would not damage Canberra’s ties with its biggest trade partner China. Photograph: Reuters.

Chinese hackers have reportedly stolen the blueprints of a new multi-million-dollar Australian spy headquarters as part of a growing wave of cyber att(...)

After a “naming and shaming” exercise by US authorities in February, Chinese hackers stopped their activities but have now renewed them.

Three months after hackers working for a cyberunit of China’s People’s Liberation Army went silent amid evidence that they had stolen data from(...)

The Pentagon claims China is using its cyber capabilities to collect intelligence against US diplomatic, economic and defence programmes. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

The Pentagon has for the first time used its annual report on China to directly assert that Beijing’s government and military have conducted co(...)

Tales of cyber warfare, hacking and industrial espionage, many of them reportedly emanating from China, have abounded in recent months and many(...)