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U.S. Charges Five in Chinese Army With Hacking

The Wall Street Journal

19 May 2014

The indictment of five Chinese military officials--accused of theft of trade secrets obtained by hacking U.S. companies' computers--by the Department of Justice marked the first time the U.S. government had publicly accused employees of a foreign power of cybercrimes against American firms.

Morrison & Foerster Partner and former Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin confirms that the prevalence of such cyber attacks catalyzed a swift transformation regarding U.S. companies' willingness to come forward and identify themselves as victims.

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