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China piracy spurred Apple to action: WikiLeaks

WASHINGTON — Apple set up a global security team three years ago to combat rampant counterfeiting of the iPod and iPhone in China, according to a US diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks. The California-based gadget-maker hired away employees from the drug company Pfizer who led a crackdown on pirate Viagra…

Chinese hackers ‘targetting oil companies’: McAfee

WASHINGTON — Hackers from China have attacked computer networks of global oil companies in a targeted campaign aimed at stealing confidential information, US computer security firm McAfee said Thursday. “Starting in November 2009, coordinated covert and targeted cyberattacks have been conducted against global oil, energy, and petrochemical companies,” McAfee said…