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U.S. authorities arrest Yu Pingan a Chinese national on charges of hacking

  • On Thursday, Yu Pingan, a Chinese national was arrested by the US authorities on charges of hacking conspiracy. 36-year-old Chinese national was arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport. The Justice Department accused him of hacking the computer networks of three unnamed companies in the US. Two other Chinese nationals were also arrested along with Pingan on the same charges. Yu Pingan is accused of providing malware called Sakula. This malware was linked with the theft of security clearance records of millions of American government employees.

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