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FBI charge Chinese hackers who targeted COVID-19 research

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The US FBI has charged two Chinese nationals who they allege are spies who stole terabytes of data over more than a decade, including targeting firms trying to find a cure or vaccine for COVID-19, and stealing data from an Australian defence contractor.Documents filed in Washington District Court earlier this month accuse Li Xiaoyu, 34, and Dong Jiazhi, 33, of participating in a long-running (and ongoing) hacking campaign on behalf of the Chinese Ministry of State Security, which targeted more t…

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