It is not clear how the China-linked malware analysed by Check Point was used. Photo: Reuters It is not clear how the China-linked malware analysed by Check Point was used. Photo: Reuters
It is not clear how the China-linked malware analysed by Check Point was used. Photo: Reuters

Chinese spies used code copied from America’s NSA for hacking operations, researchers say

  • Features in malware so similar they could only have been stolen from break-in tools leaked online, according to Check Point Software Technologies
  • Head of research describes the malicious ‘Jian’ software as ‘kind of a copycat, a Chinese replica’

Topic |   US-China relations
It is not clear how the China-linked malware analysed by Check Point was used. Photo: Reuters It is not clear how the China-linked malware analysed by Check Point was used. Photo: Reuters
It is not clear how the China-linked malware analysed by Check Point was used. Photo: Reuters
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