Chinese hackers stole Mekong data from Cambodian foreign ministry: Sources


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Buried in a long US indictment accusing China of a global cyberespionage campaign was a curious detail: Among the governments targeted by Chinese hackers were Cambodia, one of Beijing's most loyal Asian allies. The target of the hack, which two sources with knowledge of the indictment said was Cambodia's foreign ministry, was also revealing: discussions between China and Cambodia over the use of the Mekong River, a new battleground for the US and Chinese influence in Southeast Asia. Four Chinese nationals - three security officials and a contract hacker - have been charged with attacks aimed at dozens of companies,...