4 Indictments…

U.S. indicts 4 Chinese military ‘hackers’ for Equifax breach

The US Department of Justice announced today charges against four Chinese hackers for breaching US credit reporting agency Equifax in the summer of 2016.

Speaking at a press conference today, US General Attorney William Barr said the four hackers are believed to be members of the Chinese People Liberation Army (PLA).

They four hackers were identified as Liu Lei, Wang Qian, Wu Zhiyong, and Xu Ke, members of the 54th Research Institute,a component of the PLA.

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Image: FBI

General Attorney Barr said the four stole not only data on US citizens, but also Equifax’s proprietary data.

full story at www.zdnet.com

“This was one of the largest data breaches in history,” said Attorney General Bill Barr.

The hackers stole “the sensitive personal information of nearly half of all American citizens,” he said. ā€“ Rappler.com

Author: foguth

Though Jeanne began her career technical writing, her love of romantic-suspense, whether it be present, future or in an unknown galaxy inspired her to write the novels she wanted to find in bookstores. Since marrying, Jeanne and her husband have lived from the arctic to the tropics, as well as from yacht to off-grid mountain home. She loves using vivid colors and flowing shapes in her oil paintings as well as creating edible landscapes. At present, she is finishing writing the Chatterre Trilogy and working on a new episode for The Sea Purrtector Files. You can always find out what she is working on and/or contact her at: www.jeannefoguth.com.

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