In response to EU sanctions against two accused hackers from China, a Chinese delegation in Brussels says China is a staunch defender of cybersecurity, and itself a serious victim of digital attacks. Illustration: Reuters
In response to EU sanctions against two accused hackers from China, a Chinese delegation in Brussels says China is a staunch defender of cybersecurity, and itself a serious victim of digital attacks. Illustration: Reuters

European Union hits Chinese ‘hackers’ with sanctions, along with alleged cyber-spies from Russia and North Korea

  • Penalties against six people and three entities accused of cyber espionage include travel bans and asset freezes
  • EU says Gao Qiang and Zhang Shilong are members of APT10, hackers that went after multinational companies for commercially sensitive information

In response to EU sanctions against two accused hackers from China, a Chinese delegation in Brussels says China is a staunch defender of cybersecurity, and itself a serious victim of digital attacks. Illustration: Reuters
In response to EU sanctions against two accused hackers from China, a Chinese delegation in Brussels says China is a staunch defender of cybersecurity, and itself a serious victim of digital attacks. Illustration: Reuters
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