A Chinese cybersecurity company has accused the CIA of having conducted a decade-long hacking campaign

From: RegTech Analyst

Qihoo 360, a cybersecurity company, has accused CIA of using hackers to spy on Chinese companies over the past 11 years, Reuters reported.

The company levied the accusations against the CIA on a blog post. It explained that it had compared malware it had discovered against at list released by Wikileaks in 2017, which listed tools used by the American intelligence agency.

From the matches Qihoo 360 believes that the CIA has targeted Chinese aviation and energy companies, scientific research organisations, internet companies and government agencies over the past decade.

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