Justice Department Charges Chinese With Cybercrimes That Pose National Threat

Justice Department Charges Chinese With Cybercrimes That Pose National Threat

WASHINGTON DC – The US Justice Department has charged two Chinese nationals with cybercrimes, citing the threat they pose to national security

These Chinese nationals, who the Department of Justice believes are working in association with the country’s government as part of a hackinggroup called APT10, are accused of stealing information from at least 45 US tech companies and government agencies, including NASA, the Navy and the US Department of Energy.

“It is unacceptable that we continue to uncover cybercrime committed by China,” Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Thursday in a press conference.

Groups such as APT-10 use malware to access to computer networks and steal data over an extended period of time, he said.

To read more, click on https://www.cnet.com/news/us-charges-chinese-hackers-with-massive-theft-from-nasa-navy-and-tech-sector/

By |2018-12-20T17:20:41+00:00December 20th, 2018|Cyber Defense|

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