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TikTok users 'voluntarily' giving their data to China, Justice official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

John Demers framed the alleged TikTok threat as part of a broader “Chinese [government] appetite for large volumes of sensitive personal data.”

US accuses two Chinese hackers of global hacking campaign, targeting coronavirus vaccine research

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The charges from the Department of Justice come amid mounting pressure for governments around the world to mitigate COVID-19.

Equifax indictment shows Chinese hackers can't hide, DOJ official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

John Demers says the Equifax indictment shows that hackers' obfuscation attempts aren't working.

Feds are lining up more indictments related to Chinese cyber-activity, officials say

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

“Chinese theft by hacking has been prominent,” Attorney General William Barr says. Another Department of Justice official says indictments are coming "soon."

Americans still vulnerable to hack-and-leak tactics, DOJ official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Russia will "continue to do this in these election contexts, but in these other contexts, too," John Demers said Friday.

Justice official: U.S. private and public sectors face the same Chinese spying tactics

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

Intelligence agencies, companies and research institutes in China are coordinating deeply in scoping targets to pinpoint the data they want, says Assistant Attorney General John Demers.

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