The US Justice Department on Wednesday introduced costs in opposition to 5 Chinese and two Malaysians who ran a worldwide hacking operation for not less than six years to steal identities and online game know-how, and to spy on Hong Kong activists.
The operation, lengthy identified to pc safety consultants, was not run by the Chinese authorities, however one hacker boasted he was protected by Chinese safety providers, in response to the costs.
“Some of these criminal actors believed their association with the PRC provided them free license to hack and steal across the globe,” stated Acting US Attorney Michael Sherwin in a press release.
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