US: Chinese govt hackers breached telcos to snoop on network traffic

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Chinese Hackers

Several US federal agencies today revealed that Chinese-backed threat actors have targeted and compromised major telecommunications companies and network service providers to steal credentials and harvest data.

As the NSA, CISA, and the FBI said in a joint cybersecurity advisory published on Tuesday, Chinese hacking groups have exploited publicly known vulnerabilities to breach anything from unpatched small office/home office (SOHO) routers to medium and even large enterprise networks.
 

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Why make it if you can steal it. I think that has always been the Chinese research policy.