U.S. Indicts 3 Chinese Hackers for Hacking 3 Corporations for Commercial Advantage

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Friday, December 22, 2017
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
33
Issue: 
12
Abstract: 

 On November 27, 2017, an indictment was unsealed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania (Pittsburg) against Wu Yingzhuo, Dong Hao and Xia Lei, all of whom are Chinese nationals and residents of China, for computer hacking, theft of trade secrets, conspiracy, and identity theft directed at U.S. and foreign employees and computers of three corporate victims in the financial, engineering and technology industries between 2010 and May 2017.  The three Chinese defendants work for the purported China-based Internet security from Guanzhou Bo Yu Information Technology Company Limited (hereafter “Boyusec”).