United States indicted three Chinese for hacking American corporations

Vastavam web: The United States Justice Department today indicted three Chinese nationals for hacking American corporations, including Moody’s Analytics and Siemens AG, for commercial advantages.Wu Yingzhuo, Dong Hao and Xia Lei conspired to hack private corporate entities to maintain unauthorised access to, and steal sensitive internal documents and communications from those entities’ computers, federal prosecutors alleged.
“Defendants Wu, Dong and Xia launched coordinated and targeted cyber intrusions against businesses operating in the United States, including here in the Western District of Pennsylvania, in order to steal confidential business information,” said Acting US Attorney Soo C Song for the Western District of Pennsylvania.Among the victims were Moody’s Analytics, Siemens AG and Trimble.