By Bill Gertz
New details emerged last week revealing that Chinese intelligence agencies are using covert hacking groups to gather large amounts of data on Americans.
Security researchers tracked two Chinese hacker groups known as Deep Panda and Wekby that are linked to cyber attacks against a U.S. air carrier, a European telecommunications company and a European energy company.
The same groups are suspected of carrying out the massive U.S. government cyber security breach against two networks at the Office of Personnel Management, the agency that keeps records on federal workers and conducts background checks for security clearance.
An estimated 22.1 million people had sensitive personal records stolen in the OPM hack.
That breach comes on the heels of the disclosure in February… Read More