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Deputy US Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen said on Wednesday that 5 Chinese nationals have been charged with hacking and two Malaysian nationals accused of helping some hackers and stealing data. -Remographic photo
- The US has also arrested 2 Malaysian citizens who were helping hackers and targeting people.
- Chinese hackers target activists of foreign governments, think tanks, universities, NGOs and Hong Kong
The US Justice Department has filed a case against 5 citizens of China for hacking 100 US companies and institutions. According to the department, these people had also hacked the Indian government network. These people stole software dia and intelligence business information through hacking.
Deputy US Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen said on Wednesday that 5 Chinese nationals have been charged with hacking and two Malaysian nationals accused of helping some hackers and stealing data. Malaysian citizens have been arrested and Chinese citizens have been declared as fugitives. The FBI is looking for them and photographs of them have also been released.
This year the Indian government website was hacked
Rogan reported that hackers targeted the Indian government website in 2019. Apart from this, he also targeted virtual private networks and data servers supporting the Government of India. These hackers used the VPS provider to access the Indian government's open VPN network. Hackers installed malware cobalt strikes on government computers.
China steals information from others' computers to protect itself – America
Rosen said that our department will take every step to stop the illegal computer intrusion and cyber attack being done by these Chinese citizens. It is a matter of regret that for a long time China has taken a different route to protect itself from cyber attacks, under which it attacks the computers of other countries and steals intelligence information beneficial to China.
Rosen said that software development, computer hardware, telecommunications, social media, video games companies have become targets of hackers. Apart from this, NGOs, think tanks, universities, foreign governments, pro-democracy leaders and activists of Hong Kong were also targeted.