Chinese man allgedly hacks into U.S. computers

According to The Topeka Capitol Journal,on Friday authorities charged a Chinese business man with hacking into the computer systems of U.S. companies with large defense contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, including some of its latest fighter jets.

Prosecuters said Su Binworkied allegedly worked with two unnamed chinese hackers to get the data between 2009 and 2013, and he attempted to sell some of that information to state-owned Chinese companies.

According to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angelous that was unsealed Thursday, the three hackers targeted fighter jets such as the F-22 and the F-35, as well as Boeing’s C-17 military cargo aircraft program.

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