December 22, 2014

China and U.S. grapple over red lines for cyberattacks

By Amy Chang

Source: E&E News

Journalist(s) Blake Sobczak

Tucked away on a commercial street in the Pudong district of China's most populous city is a plain beige building with a dark history.

There, a hacker using the alias "UglyGorilla" is said to have broken into U.S. computer systems, spying on energy networks and bagging corporate secrets in recent years.

The Chinese national accused of being behind the keyboard -- People's Liberation Army officer Wang Dong -- was indicted by a Pennsylvania grand jury in May on claims that he stole nuclear plant designs along with reams of other sensitive data.

Read the full article at Energy and Environment (E&E) News.

  • Amy Chang