Intellectual Property

Read: MIT Ends Research Partnership with Russia Amid Ukraine Invasion

MIT Ends Research Partnership with Russia Amid Ukraine Invasion

The partnership between MIT and the Russian government led to the creation of the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology in Moscow.

Read: Russian SolarWinds Hackers Targeting IT Service Providers and Their Customers

Russian SolarWinds Hackers Targeting IT Service Providers and Their Customers

According to Microsoft, the same Russian group of hackers responsible for the SolarWinds attacks is also targeting IT service providers and their customers’ networks.

Read: Mistrial of College Professor Leads to Questions Over DOJ China Initiative

Mistrial of College Professor Leads to Questions Over DOJ China Initiative

A Chinese professor has been cleared of espionage charges after the FBI couldn’t corroborate its claims that he was spying.

Read: Cybersecurity Pros Say Ransomware, Nation-State Attacks Dominate Threats

Cybersecurity Pros Say Ransomware, Nation-State Attacks Dominate Threats

State-backed attacks and ransomware demands averaging around $1 million are the top concerns for security professionals, CrowdStrike survey finds.

Read: Feds: UC Davis Researcher Lied About Ties to Chinese Military, Communist Party

Feds: UC Davis Researcher Lied About Ties to Chinese Military, Communist Party

Prosecutors say Juan Tang lied about her work with the Chinese military and Communist Party. Two other researchers and a graduate student at three other U.S. universities face similar charges.

Read: Univ. of Arkansas Professor Suspended for Not Disclosing Chinese Ties

Univ. of Arkansas Professor Suspended for Not Disclosing Chinese Ties

The professor and researcher, who has worked at the university since 1988, received grants and contracts from federal agencies, including NASA.

Read: Hackers Trying to Steal COVID-19 Research from U.S., U.K. Institutions

Hackers Trying to Steal COVID-19 Research from U.S., U.K. Institutions

So far, none of the hacking attempts have been successful.

Read: FBI Warns U.S. Universities About Chinese Theft of Intellectual Property

FBI Warns U.S. Universities About Chinese Theft of Intellectual Property

The move comes after the discovery of several cases of foreign interference relating to research performed at American universities.

Read: Protecting Campus Intellectual Property: Best Practices for Addressing Foreign Threats to Universities

Protecting Campus Intellectual Property: Best Practices for Addressing Foreign Threats to Universities

These recommendations aim to build awareness among scholars and researchers about foreign threats and reporting requirements.

Feds: 3 NYU Researchers Accepted Bribes from China

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