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

Topic |   US-China tech war
The US has indicted two Chinese hackers who are suspected of trying to get information on coronavirus research, US defence contractors and others. Photo: ShutterstockThe 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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