Justice Dept. to announce charges for Chinese government-linked 'computer intrusion campaign' - News Summed Up

Justice Dept. to announce charges for Chinese government-linked 'computer intrusion campaign'


The Justice Department plans to announce Wednesday charges involving a “computer intrusion campaign” tied to the Chinese government. Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich and other officials will take part in a news conference at 11 a.m. ET to make the announcement, a DOJ statement obtained by Reuters said. Last month, White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien said that Chinese government-linked hackers have been targeting U.S. election infrastructure before the November election. “The defendants probed for vulnerabilities in computer networks of companies developing COVID-19 vaccines, testing technology, and treatments," the DOJ added.


Source: Fox News September 15, 2020 23:37 UTC



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