You are here

US Congress briefed on hacker attack

Investigators say China intruders siphoned data on federal employees and contractors for nearly a year

New York

FOR more than five years, US intelligence agencies followed several groups of Chinese hackers who were systematically draining information from defence contractors, energy firms and electronics makers, their targets shifting to fit Beijing's latest economic priorities.


BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to