As President Biden and his administration continue to burnish his “tough on China” credentials ( which is shaping up to be a “theme” for the White House in July ), the US has just announced that members of China’s intelligence agency of hiring cyber-criminals to carry out a global campaign of hacks and cyber intrusions.
The US is expected to say Monday that the Chinese government has been the mastermind behind a series of malicious ransomware, data theft and other cyber-espionage attacks against public and private entities around the world, including the Microsoft Exchange hack uncovered earlier this year.
According to Bloomberg, the US will present evidence showing how China’s Ministry of State Security uses criminal contract hackers to conduct unsanctioned cyber operations globally, including for its own personal profit. Additionally, the NSA, CISA and FBI will expose more than 50 tactics Chinese state-sponsored cyber hackers have used.
Before now, the US […]
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