` US Department of Justice Charges Five Chinese Military Officers for Hacking American Companies ‘

#AceWorldNews – UNITED STATES – May 21 – The US Department of Justice is charging five Chinese military officers for hacking American entities.

Companies and organizations ranging from Alcoa to the nuclear giant Westinghouse were the targets of economic espionage, according Attorney General Eric Holder.

The federal charges come one week after new evidence revealed the scope of a program in which the National Security Agency intercepts and bugs hardware destined for foreign targets.

Discussing the charges with RT’s Lindsay France is Arik Hesseldahl, the senior editor of Re/code.

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