Justice Department charges Chinese hacking group for Anthem breach

On Thursday, the Justice Department charged a Chinese hacking group with carrying out one of the largest criminal hacks in United States health care history that resulted in 79 million people having their personal information stolen. In the four-count indictment cited by the Justice Department, officials allege Wang Fujie, 32, and another man referred to only as John Doe intruded US computer systems, including Anthem, a health insurance giant, and three other businesses between February 2014 and January 2015. “The defendants used sophisticated techniques to hack into the computer networks of the victim businesses without authorization,” and “then installed malware and tools on the compromised computer systems to further compromise the… Continue reading… Read more: theverge.com