A leading Chinese security firm has accused the CIA of hacking local businesses and government agencies for the past 11 years.
In a new report, Qihoo 360 claims the US intelligence agency targeted several industries including aviation organizations, scientific research institutions, petroleum firms, internet companies, and government agencies. The attacks took place between September 2008 and June 2019, and were mainly distributed in Beijing, Guangdong, and Zhejiang.
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The research links the attacks to former CIA employee Joshua Adam Schulte, who is currently facing trial for allegedly feeding