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Chinese hackers likely behind US ransomware attacks

Security firms see a level of sophistication in recent cases akin to those in state-sponsored intrusions

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Hackers using tactics and tools previously associated with Chinese government-supported computer network intrusions have joined the booming cyber crime industry of ransomware, four security firms that investigated attacks on US companies said.

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HACKERS using tactics and tools previously associated with Chinese government-supported computer network intrusions have joined the booming cyber crime industry of ransomware, four security firms that investigated attacks on US companies said.

Ransomware, which...

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