Brian Krebs, an investigative journalist who covers the murky world of cyber-crime, is used to being trolled. Recently a merry band of thieves from a secretive Russian fraud forum decided to order him some heroin from the drugs and gun bazaar Silk Road, then tip off police to the incoming drugs.
China’s President Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama agreed to bring the two nations together and resolve the problems both nations have with cyber security. For many months the two powerful nations have gone ‘tit for tat’ with accusations of cyber espionage and theft of corporate secrets.
China’s own top security chief is claiming to have mountains of data’ implicating the United States involvement with hacking into China’s computer networks. Nevertheless, China was quick not to directly blame the U.S. for any sponsored espionage, but instead made a plea for “greater unity between the two nations”.