[ISN] Chinese Hacker Charged With Stealing U.S. Defense Contractor Secrets

http://www.eweek.com/security/chinese-hacker-charged-with-stealing-u.s.-defense-contractor-secrets.html By Sean Michael Kerner eWEEK.com 2014-07-14 The FBI gets Canadian authorities to hold a Canadian-Chinese resident on charges of stealing information from U.S. defense contractors, including Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Not all Chinese hackers are actually in China. Case in point is a newly revealed case against Su Bin, who is alleged to have been stealing secrets from U.S. defense contractors, including Boeing and Lockheed Martin. According to a Canadian media report in The Province, Su was arrested in Richmond, British Columbia, on June 28 and has a bail hearing set for July 18. Su was arrested after the U.S. government made a request to the Canadian government to apprehend Su on allegations of computer hacking. Su had been seeking to gain permanent resident status in Canada. According to the criminal complaint, Su is the owner of Lode-Tech, a China-based company that also has an office in Canada. The United States alleges that since at least August 2009, Su worked with a pair of unnamed hackers to collect data from U.S. companies. The targeted information includes data on the Boeing C-17 strategic transport aircraft as well as the Lockheed Martin F-22 and F-35 fighter jets. […]




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