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5 Examples of Chinese-Sponsored Hacks Against American Companies and Interests

Fox Wilmington recently covered some of the biggest hacks that have implicated the Chinese government.

Many of these cases involve the Chinese government trying to collect Americans’ data and steal scientific research.

Back in 2015, Chinese strongman Xi Jinping promised then-President Barack Obama that his government would curtail such practices.

Fox Wilmington detailed five major cyberattacks connected to China of the last decade:

  1. Equifax Earlier in in February, the Justice Department pressed charges against four members of the Chinese military for breaching into computer networks of the credit-reporting agency Equifax and then stealing the personal data of millions of Americans.

    The four defendants were all members of the People’s Liberation Army and were also accused of stealing Equifax’s trade secrets.

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