Findings announced at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas show how some of the world’s most advanced hackers increasingly pose a threat to consumers and companies. Photo: Reuters

Chinese government hackers suspected of moonlighting for profit

  • Group called Advanced Persistent Threat 41 using tools typically reserved for espionage campaigns for personal gain, US cybersecurity firm FireEye says
  • While spying on global firms for Beijing, members also used ransomware against game companies and attacked cryptocurrency providers for personal profit
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Findings announced at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas show how some of the world’s most advanced hackers increasingly pose a threat to consumers and companies. Photo: Reuters
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