Recent revelations that China-based hackers may have penetrated U.S. computer networks — including those operated by the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security as well as by major U.S. defense firms — has heightened concerns about Chinese spying in the United States. Computer experts believe that the extensive scale of the information operations means they probably involved, to some degree, the Chinese military or intelligence services. Although U.S. authorities remain concerned by the espionage operations conducted in the United States by Russia, Iran, and Cuba, they consider Chinese spying the most serious in terms of size. The sheer number of […]