US charges 2 hackers with alleged Chinese intelligence ties

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 23:02:39 +0000

A poster displayed during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, shows two Chinese citizens suspected to be with the group APT 10 carrying out an extensive hacking campaign to steal data from U.S. companies. The Justice Department is charging two Chinese citizens with carrying out an extensive hacking campaign to steal data from U.S. companies. An indictment was unsealed Thursday against Zhu Hua and Zhang Shillong. Court papers filed in Manhattan federal court allege the hackers were able to breach the computers of more than 45 entities in 12 states. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

The alleged hackers are accused of breaching computer networks beginning as early as 2006 in a range of industries, including aviation and space, banking and finance, biotechnology oil and gas, satellites and pharmaceuticals.

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State-actors likely behind Singapore cyberattack – experts

SINGAPORE: State-actors were likely behind Singapore’s biggest ever cyberattack to date, security experts say, citing the scale and sophistication of the hack. The city-state announced Friday that hackers had broken into a government database and stolen the health records of 1.5 million Singaporeans, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong who was specifically targeted in the […]

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‘MasterChef’ finalist made homeless due to hacker attack

‘MasterChef’ finalist made homeless due to hacker attack

Former “MasterChef” contestant Dani Venn has been rendered homeless due to a hacker attack made on Australia’s new online property transfer system. The amount of $250,000 (around P13.3 million) was stolen after Sargeants Knox Conveyancing, a property transfer company, got hacked. The money had been the settlement for a property her family bought near the sea […]

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