U.S. Department of Justice announces charges against two Chinese hackers

In an announcement made last Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein said the charges include a “conspiracy to commit computer intrusions against dozens of companies in the United States and around the world.” The two defendants allegedly committed cyber crimes in association with a Chinese intelligence service, Ministry of State Security.

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TEMP.Periscope cyber espionage group targets Engineering and Maritime Industries

A suspected Chinese-linked cyber espionage campaign dubbed Temp.Periscope has been targeting engineering and maritime industries. FireEye has observed a spike in the campaign activity since early 2018 and has tracked the activity since 2013.

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