US Attorney General William Barr called the alleged hacks “an organised and remarkably brazen criminal heist of sensitive information”. Photo: AP
US Attorney General William Barr called the alleged hacks “an organised and remarkably brazen criminal heist of sensitive information”. Photo: AP

US charges four members of Chinese military with ‘organised and brazen’ hacking of Equifax credit agency

  • US Justice Department blames Beijing for one of the largest hacks in history, which affected roughly 145 million people in 2017
  • ‘We remind the Chinese government that we have the capability to remove the internet’s cloak of anonymity,’ Attorney General William Barr says

US Attorney General William Barr called the alleged hacks “an organised and remarkably brazen criminal heist of sensitive information”. Photo: AP
US Attorney General William Barr called the alleged hacks “an organised and remarkably brazen criminal heist of sensitive information”. Photo: AP
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