Public security vice-minister Lin Rui is expected to head up Chinese President Xi Jinping’s campaign to clean up cyberspace. Photo: Shutterstock

China’s new cyber police chief takes aim at identity theft

  • Appointment of Lin Rui reflects the importance President Xi Jinping puts on cleaning up cyberspace, observers say
  • Many data company officials have already been detained in crackdown on theft of ID card photographs, according to source
Topic |   Cybersecurity

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Public security vice-minister Lin Rui is expected to head up Chinese President Xi Jinping’s campaign to clean up cyberspace. Photo: Shutterstock
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