The US has indicted two Chinese hackers who are suspected of trying to get information on coronavirus research, US defence contractors and others. Photo: Shutterstock
The US has indicted two Chinese hackers who are suspected of trying to get information on coronavirus research, US defence contractors and others. Photo: Shutterstock

US indicts Chinese hackers on charges of targeting coronavirus vaccine data and defence secrets

  • Li Xiaoyu and Dong Jiazhi were charged with 11 counts of conspiracy, identity theft and fraud
  • Li and Dong’s alleged victims include the US Department of Energy and more than a dozen US defence contractors, pharmaceutical companies and software firms

The US has indicted two Chinese hackers who are suspected of trying to get information on coronavirus research, US defence contractors and others. Photo: Shutterstock
The US has indicted two Chinese hackers who are suspected of trying to get information on coronavirus research, US defence contractors and others. Photo: Shutterstock
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