China cybersecurity firm alleges US National Security Agency is behind hacking group that has stolen a mass of critical data


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A Chinese cybersecurity company subject to US sanctions has alleged that a group of hackers backed by the US government has been attacking China for over a decade. Qihoo 360, founded by Chinese entrepreneur Zhou Hongyi, said in a recent report that a hacking group known as APT-C-40 is affiliated with the US government and has been secretly attacking China’s leading companies, governments, research institutes and infrastructures over the past decade. This is the second time in a month that Qihoo 360, which was delisted from the New York Stock Exchange five years after an initial public offering there in...