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Krebs Daily Briefing 19 May 2014

International U.S. accuses Chinese military of cyber espionage WASHINGTON — The U.S. accused Chinese military officials of hacking into several U.S. enterprises to steal trade secrets and intellectual property in an indictment to be made public Monday, two senior federal law enforcement officials said. It is the first time the U.S. has charged a state […]

Krebs Daily Briefing 16 May 2014

International India‘s pro-business Modi storms to historic election win (Reuters) – Opposition candidate Narendra Modi will be the next prime minister of India, with counting trends showing the pro-business Hindu nationalist and his party headed for the most resounding election victory the country has seen in 30 years. Modi’s landslide was welcomed with a thundering […]

Krebs Daily Briefing 15 May 2014

International Peru lawyer: jailed Van der Sloot to be a father LIMA, Peru (AP) — Joran van der Sloot’s lawyer says the convicted murderer is soon to be both father and husband. Maximo Altez told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the 26-year-old Dutchman and his Peruvian fiance have nearly completed legal arrangements to wed. […]

Krebs Daily Briefing 14 May 2014

International China Ships Spar With Vietnam Coast Guard Near Rig From his Vietnamese Coast Guard boat at night, Lieutenant Phan Chi Cuong can see the yellow lights of an oil rig 10 nautical miles away. Owned by a Chinese company, it sits in waters near islands claimed by both nations in the South China Sea. […]

Krebs Daily Briefing 13 May 2014

International Exclusive: Credit Suisse deal with U.S. authorities could top $2 billion – sources (Reuters) – New York state’s banking regulator is seeking hundreds of millions of dollars from Credit Suisse in its probe of potential tax evasion involving the Swiss bank, according to sources close to the matter, which could push an eventual settlement […]