Chinese Hackers Have Spied On the Personal Emails of Top US Officials

image source; TNW news

image source; TNW news

The Chinese hackers who were previously known as Dancing Panda but later changed to Legion Amethyst has reportedly accessed the personal emails of several top US officials including Obama for at least 5 year, according to NBC News.
Google has disclosed some email accounts from government officials were likely breached by China in 2011, but the document obtained by the NBC shows other providers were affected as well while an undisclosed senior US intelligence official provided more details, stating that all top national security and trade officials were targets, and that the hacks are ongoing. The hackers also stole email address books so they could send malware to friends and colleagues.

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