CYBER ESPIONAGE
President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China talk before their bilateral meeting at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, Calif., June 8, 2013.
President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China talk before their bilateral meeting at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, Calif., June 8, 2013.
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Despite Deal, Chinese Hackers Continue to Spy on US Companies

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Despite a recent agreement between the Chinese and United States not to commit acts of cyber espionage, on Sept. 28, the FBI issued warnings to at-risk firms that Chinese hackers “have compromised and stolen sensitive military information,” according to The Daily Beast.

The FBI is highly confident Chinese computer spies have stolen sensitive information, including credentials and passwords, from firms that provide engineering and technical services to the Navy and the Marine Corps. Evidence suggests that the data was stolen from the Navy’s SeaPort contracting program, which employs 2,400 companies.

This warning comes just three days after President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping signed an historic agreement to rein in economic espionage on Sept. 25.

Get the full story at The Daily Beast.