DOJ Accuses China of Targeted Hacking on COVID-19 Research Data

HealthITSecurity

Jessica Davis

The Department of Justice has indicted two hackers for allegedly working with the government of China to target and hack hundreds of US companies, governments, organizations, and others in a global intrusion campaign, designed to steal valuable information, including COVID-19 research.

The cybercriminals are accused of stealing more than a terabyte of data through what DOJ officials described as a sophisticated and prolific threat to US networks.

COVID-19 research data would be highly valuable on...

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