USA—4 Chinese Soldiers Charged In 2017 Equifax Data Breach

South China Morning Post | 02/13/2020

The U.S. Justice Dept. has charged four members of China’s People’s Liberation Army for stealing personal information about millions of Americans from the Equifax credit reporting agency in 2017, reports the South China Morning Post. The indictment was handed down by a grand jury in a federal court in Atlanta, Ga., on Tuesday, reported the Washington Post. The charges included computer fraud, wire fraud and economic espionage. The 2017 hack resulted in the exposure of the names,...

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