Posted May. 20, 2014 at 11:25 a.m.

Premium Lock Cyberspying: Why the latest China vs. US spy case is so significant

Published: 2014-05-20 11:25:16
Updated: 2014-05-20 11:25:16

China cyberspying indictments Press materials are displayed on a table of the Justice Department in Washington, Monday, May 19, 2014, before Attorney General Eric Holder was to speak at a news conference. Holder was announcing that a U.S. grand jury has charged five Chinese hackers with economic espionage and trade secret theft, the first-of-its-kind criminal charges against Chinese military officials in an international cyber-espionage case. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Tags: Internet

The Obama administration has brought unprecedented criminal charges against five officials in the Chinese military for hacking into private U.S. companies' systems and stealing trade secrets. It was the first time the U.S. has revealed any evidence the Chinese government was going after American companies' private information for economic gain. Here's an in-depth look at the case and its significance....

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