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Cesc Maymo/Getty Images (SAN FRANCISCO) — A Chinese national was arrested Wednesday in California and charged with allegedly stealing confidential trade secrets from Google’s Artificial Intelligence program while secretly working for two AI startup companies based in China, according to a newly unsealed indictment. Linwei Ding, a 38-year-old resident of Newark, joined Google as a […]

Westend61/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Hackers from the People’s Republic of China spent up to five years in U.S. networks as part of a cyber operation that targeted U.S. critical infrastructure, law enforcement and international agencies said earlier this week. “The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), National Security Agency (NSA), and Federal Bureau of Investigation […]

yorkfoto/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A Chinese fighter pilot nearly crashed into an American B-52 bomber over the South China Sea during a nighttime intercept on Tuesday, according to U.S. Indo-Pacific Command. The Chinese pilot “demonstrated poor airmanship” in his J-11 jet, flying within just 10 feet of the B-52 bomber “with uncontrolled excessive speed,” putting […]

Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The Chinese spy balloon that was shot down over the Atlantic Ocean in early February was built — at least partly — using American off-the-shelf parts, a U.S. official has confirmed to ABC News. A second U.S. official was also able to confirm that the balloon […]

Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — In the second major provocation by China’s military in the span of a week, a Chinese warship carried out what the U.S. military called “an unsafe maritime interaction” when it crossed an American warship’s bow at a distance of 150 yards forcing the U.S. Navy destroyer to take evasive maneuvers […]

USAF (CHINA) — A Chinese J-16 jet fighter flew directly in front of an American surveillance plane flying in international airspace over the South China Sea last Friday, forcing the U.S. Air Force plane to fly through the fighter’s wake turbulence and causing the U.S. aircraft to shake. U.S. Indo-Pacific Command labeled the Chinese intercept […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Chinese cyber threat is “unparalleled” by any other national security challenge seen by the U.S. government, according to FBI Director Christopher Wray. China, seemingly gearing up to invade Taiwan within years or even months, poses the most significant threat to the United States more broadly, Wray said during Thursday […]

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan Seelbach/U.S. Navy (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Navy has ended operations to recover part of the Chinese spy balloon that was shot down earlier this month over the ocean off the South Carolina coast, the U.S. Northern Command said Friday. “Recovery operations concluded Feb. 16 off the coast of South […]

Matt Anderson Photography/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A State Department official said Thursday that the U.S. is looking into taking action against China for the surveillance balloons sent into American skies. The official said Washington is considering “taking action against PRC (People’s Republic of China) entities linked to the PLA (People’s Liberation Army) that supported the […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday revealed that the U.S. assesses the alleged Chinese spy balloon shot down over the weekend was part of an expansive surveillance program aimed at gathering intelligence from targets around the globe. Speaking at a joint press conference with NATO’s top official, Blinken said the […]