U.S. officials say a Russian cyber-criminal gang developed and distributed malware used to steal at least $100 million from banks and other financial institutions in more than 40 countries over the past decade.
A Long Island firm sold tens of millions of dollars in Chinese-made surveillance and other sensitive security equipment to customers, including the U.S. military to use on aircraft carriers, by falsely claiming the goods were manufactured in America, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Frederick Brown admitted he took photos of personal identifying information including social security numbers and DOD ID numbers from thousands of U.S. servicemembers and veterans when he was logged into the Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application
A Defense Intelligence Agency official was arrested Wednesday and charged with leaking classified intelligence information to two journalists, including a reporter he was dating, the Justice Department said.
"The charges announced today provide a rare glimpse into the secret efforts of the People's Republic of China to obtain classified national security information from the United States," U.S. Attorney David L. Anderson said.
Janie Har and Jocelyn Gecker, The Associated Press
A former U.S. intelligence officer convicted of trying to pass defense information to China was solemn as he was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison and said he "would give anything" to change his actions.