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US charges Chinese nationals with cyber-spying on pretty much everyone for Beijing

March 25, 2024

The United States on Monday accused seven Chinese men of breaking into computer networks, email accounts, and cloud storage belonging to numerous critical infrastructure organizations, companies, and individuals, including US businesses, politicians, and their political parties.

According to American prosecutors, the suspected spies are members of APT31, a cyber-espionage group said to be run by China’s Ministry of State Security (MSS) out of Wuhan and otherwise known as Zirconium, Violet Typhoon, Judgment Panda, and Altaire.

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