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News Scan: Data threats fueling security market explosion; Reactions to Chinese hacker charges continue; more

The top news stories for May 22, 2014.

Report: Chinese hackers stole designs of advanced weapons system

A report prepared for Pentagon leaders by the Defense Science Board has outlined in detail how Chinese hackers have succeeded in compromising some of the nation's most sensitive advanced weapons systems.

Chinese cyberespionage needs to be more than a 'topic of conversation'

Last week, U.S. National Security Advisor Tom Donilon told Chinese officials that the U.S. government will do "all it must" to protect U.S. computers and networks from cyberattacks, Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters on Wednesday.

Why the Times let hackers stay awhile

Last week's disclosure by The New York Times that Chinese hackers had infiltrated its computer systems offers a sharp lesson in cyber defense. Instead of kicking out the hackers when they were first discovered, the company kept an eye on them long enough to follow their trail.

It's time to overhaul our anti-malware defenses

So why did the anti-virus software from one of the top security vendors in the world fail to detect the threats?

NYT attack offers hints for other CIOs facing threats

The months-long Chinese cyberattack on the New York Times has already been widely reported, but the level of detail in the newspaper's own reporting on the incident should be useful to CIOs at other companies facing potential security threats.

Hackers infiltrated U.S. Chamber of Commerce computers

If your company is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, your membership information may have been exposed to Chinese hackers who infiltrated the Chamber's systems. The hackers had access to the

Protect your system against China

It's time to think about China from a security perspective and not just as an afterthought. It's time to figure out how to prevent Chinese hackers from getting anywhere near your systems in the wake