WASHINGTON/LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO Hackers working on behalf of China's Ministry of State Security breached the networks of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co and IBM, then used the access to hack into their clients' computers, according to five sources familiar with the attacks.
NEW YORK A senior U.S. intelligence official said on Tuesday that Chinese cyber activity in the United States had risen in recent months, targeting critical infrastructure in what may be attempts to lay the groundwork for future disruptive attacks.
NEW YORK, Dec 11 A senior U.S. intelligence
official warned on Tuesday that Chinese cyber activity in the
United States had risen in recent months, and the targeting of
critical infrastructure in such operations suggested an attempt
to lay the groundwork for future disruptive attacks.
Federal prosecutors are expected to unveil criminal charges as soon as next week against hackers linked to Chinese intelligence for allegedly stealing data from U.S. companies, according to people familiar with the matter.
Hackers behind a massive breach at hotel group Marriott International Inc left clues suggesting they were working for a Chinese government intelligence gathering operation, according to sources familiar with the matter.
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