FBI Director Warns of Chinese Hackers’ Plans to ‘Wreak Havoc’ on US Critical Infrastructure

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  • FBI Director Christopher Wray warned about the growing threat of Chinese cyberattacks against U.S. electrical grids and other infrastructure.
  • “China’s hackers are positioning on American infrastructure in preparation to wreak havoc and cause real-world harm to American citizens and communities, if or when China decides the time has come to strike,” said Wray.
  • Wray said that the hackers are “actively attacking” U.S. economic security every day, engaging in “wholesale theft of our innovation and our personal and corporate data.”
  • Wray revealed that Chinese cyber hackers outnumber American information operations personnel by 50 to 1. Read More

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