FBI warns US businesses of cyber attacks, blames Beijing

Boston: The US Federal Bureau of Investigation warned US businesses on Wednesday that hackers it believes to be backed by the Chinese government have recently launched attacks on US companies.

The “flash” warning described tools and techniques used by the hackers and asked companies to contact federal authorities if they believe they are the victims of such attacks.

The document said that the agency recently obtained information regarding “a group of Chinese Government affiliated cyber actors who routinely steal high-value information from US commercial and government networks through cyber espionage.”

Full article: FBI warns US businesses of cyber attacks, blames Beijing (The Age)

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