US Corporations were Hacked; Three Chinese were Blamed by the US
As disclosed by U.S. prosecutors on Monday, Siemens AG, Moody's Analytics and Trimble Inc's network were hacked and business secrets were stolen by a Chinese cyber security agency. This hacking was conducted by these three associated members of this organization.
An allegation as unsealed in the federal court of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They charged three people for commencing coordinated and unapproved cyber-attacks. These people did this crime with other hackers between 2011 and 2017. Xia Lei, Wu Yingzhuo, and Dong Hao were blamed to access private network of these organization, illegally and stealing the internal data and communications from their computers as charged by government prosecutors.
Along with the state intelligence firm's a thorough search operation was conducted in private cyber security organizations in different parts of the world. Utilization of antivirus Kaspersky lab which is aMoscow based has been requested to stop by the U.S. agencies. It is said, they are interlinked with Russian intelligence. Such allegation was made against U.S. cybersecurity organization by overseas security experts.
These three litigants initiate cyber interruptions against the leading organizations working in the US and also in the Pennsylvania's Western District to steal secret business data informed by, Soo C Song, the Acting Attorney of US from Western District Pennsylvania.
These three Chinese were not under any custody. They were not a state supported hacker; they were working as an individual according to U.S. prosecutor, Pennsylvania. "Spearphishing"messages were sent to the PCs around the globe, including Western Pennsylvania by these three, as per the post on globalnews.ca on 27/11/2017.
The prosecution also said, Dong Hao, Xia Lei and Wu Yingzhuo were employee, associates and owner of Guangzhou Bo Yu Information Technology Ltd. This is a company of cyber security in the city of Guangzhou, Southern China
An arrest warrant has been issued against these three as stated by Soo C Song. The Chinese organization has not remarked on this charge. This case was filed in September and Chinese government knows the fact, prosecutors said. The Chinese trader was condemned to almost four years in prison in the US in 2016 after hacking secured data of US defense organizations.
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