An American, Ron Rockwell Hansen, who previously worked as a case officer for the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, is in court for spying on the country for China. He has pleaded guilty to charges of espionage.
A security research report has revealed that Chinese hackers targeted a minimum of 27 American universities, looking for U.S. military secrets. The report is authored by iDefense, the security research wing of Accenture.
An amateur South American hacker stumbled onto sensitive information about U.S. military assets. However, lack of experience made the hacker quote a ridiculously low sum for the information, while also making him a target of the U.S. security establishment.