industrial espionage


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industrial espionage

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(Commerce) attempting to obtain trade secrets by dishonest means, as by telephone- or computer-tapping, infiltration of a competitor's workforce, etc
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Todays hearing looks at the broad cybersecurity threat landscape, which can be broken down into four categories: criminal attacks, malicious attacks, industrial espionage, and cyber warfare.
Based on Tan's post, however, Razer is not ruling out the possibility of industrial espionage.
WASHINGTON, April 21 (KUNA) -- A Florida woman has been accused of industrial espionage for the Chinese government of blueprints for US submarines and other underwater drone equipment.
The fresh lawsuit comes just weeks after revelations that the FBI has launched its own investigation into the case as the US government attempts to clamp on perceived acts of industrial espionage.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The European aviation consortium Airbus said it would file criminal charges over industrial espionage, following reports that US and German foreign intelligence spied on the industry giant.
The US had raised its voice against the moves after it complained of industrial espionage by Chinese firms, backed by government agencies including the Chinese military.
Despite tight controls, industrial espionage has been a major concern, particularly in the F-35 program.
Though industrial espionage has been around a long time, the fact is that our smartphones, social media sites and Internet applications have opened up unprecedented opportunities for skilled adversaries to penetrate company systems and hide in the background undetected so they can swipe all kinds of proprietary information.
Summary: Switzerland has charged a former computer analyst at HSBC's private bank in Geneva with industrial espionage and breaching the country's secrecy laws for passing confidential client data to foreign authorities.
He was fired as Ferrari's chief mechanic and convicted of industrial espionage for leaking information to McLaren in 2007.
Pulis brushed off Cardiff's ludicrous allegations of industrial espionage, and tapping up Bluebirds insiders for confidential team information before Palace's 3-0 win in South Wales nine days ago.
Trade Secret Theft, Industrial Espionage, and the China Threat

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