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LOS ANGELES | Chinese intelligence officers charged in US aviation hacking

LOS ANGELES — Chinese intelligence officers and hackers working for them have been charged with commercial espionage that included trying to steal information on commercial jet engines, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. The indictments named two officers working for the Nanjing-based foreign intelligence arm of China’s Ministry of State Security and six other defendants who allegedly … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Chinese intelligence officers charged in US aviation hacking

BEIJING | China says accusations against alleged spy ‘out of thin air’

BEIJING — China said Thursday that accusations against an alleged Chinese spy accused of attempting to steal trade secrets from American aviation and aerospace companies were “made out of thin air.” Yanjun Xu, an operative of China’s Ministry of State Security, was charged Wednesday in Cincinnati, Ohio, after being extradited to the U.S. from Belgium. … Continue reading BEIJING | China says accusations against alleged spy ‘out of thin air’