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The US government warned of new attacks hacker group cloudhopper, which Western experts associated with the Chinese government. On it informs Agency Reuters.
The statement of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the United States it is reported that the group cloudhopper managed to catch in the cyber espionage and theft of intellectual property. According to officials, the criminals launched a massive campaign of data theft aimed at providers of technology services.
Among the victims may be organizations involved in the field of information technology, energy, healthcare, communications and manufacturing. Previously, experts in the field of cybersecurity is predicted that the activity of hackers from China will rise again against the backdrop of escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing.
American companies have issued guidance for protection from attacks. FireEye analysts said that some group from China has really developed in recent months a flurry of activity. “I can tell you that, unfortunately, the Chinese came back,” confirmed technical Director of the American firm CrowdStrike Dmitri Alperovich (Dmitri Alperovitch).
Earlier in June, the company’s specialists Symantec reported about a large-scale attack of the Chinese hackers on the space, defense and Telecom centers in the USA. The aim of the attack was named national espionage.
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