U.S. Indicts Two Chinese Hackers for Stealing Government, Corporate Data

The Justice Department unveiled indictments of two Chinese hackers who allegedly pilfered vast amounts of valuable confidential data from U.S. government agencies and corporate computers in 12 countries. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan accused Zhu Hua and Zhang Shilong of conspiracy to commit computer intrusions in a more than decade-long campaign to gain access to corporate and government secrets to aid China’s rise to global prominence.