Foreign Relations & International Law

U.S. Indicts Four Chinese Military Hackers in Equifax Breach

Elliot Setzer
Monday, February 10, 2020, 10:32 AM

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Four Chinese military hackers, all members of the People's Liberation Army, have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of millions of Americans, the Justice Department announced Monday. You can read the criminal indictment here and below.

Elliot Setzer is a Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford Law School and a Ph.D student at Yale University. He previously worked at Lawfare and the Brookings Institution.

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