Israel takes pride in its high-tech industry — and it brings in big bucks. But one of its star cybersecurity firms, NSO Group, is at the center of a spying scandal, and the government plays a role.
The Biden administration, backed by U.S. allies, is publicly calling out Beijing for an attack this year on Microsoft's Exchange email server software that targeted computers worldwide.
By law, the government can't monitor domestic Internet traffic. Hackers suspected of being Russian exploited this blind spot by disguising their origins and working through unwitting U.S. companies.
When COVID hit, a Chinese firm offered to set up testing labs in the U.S., which could have given it access to DNA data. The U.S. says this is part of China's effort to collect mass data on Americans.
President Biden has a long to-do list when it comes to cybersecurity. He has to deal with a major cyber breach still under investigation, and there's a running debate over online conspiracy campaigns.