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Two Chinese Hackers Associated With The Ministry Of State Security Charged With Global Computer Intrusion Campaigns Targeting Intellectual Property And Confidential Business Information


Defendants Were Members of the APT 10 Hacking Group Who Acted in Association with the Tianjin State Security Bureau and Engaged in Global Computer Intrusions for More Than a Decade, Continuing into 2018, Including Thefts from Managed Service Providers.

Rod J. Rosenstein, the Deputy Attorney General of the United States, Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Christopher A. Wray, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation ("FBI"), Dermot F. O'Reilly, Director of the Defense Criminal Investigative Service ("DCIS") of the U.S. Department of Defense, and John C. Demers, the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, announced today the unsealing of an indictment charging ZHU HUA, a/k/a "Afwar," a/k/a "CVNX," a/k/a "Alayos," a/k/a "Godkiller," and ZHANG SHILONG, a/k/a "Baobeilong," a/k/a "Zhang Jianguo," a/k/a "Atreexp," both nationals of the People's Republic of China ("China"), with conspiracy to commit computer intrusions, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft.