US charges four members of Chinese military over Equifax hack

US charges four members of Chinese military over Equifax hack

The US Department of Justice has charged four members of the Chinese military over the massive 2017 cyber-attack on credit reporting agency Equifax.

4 Chinese men charged in Equifax hack

Attorney General William Barr also alleged they stole trade secrets from Equifax.

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Justice Department reveals charges in massive Equifax hack

Federal officials revealed who is behind the 2017 Equifax hack that affected millions of Americans. Investigators said Chinese military hackers had access to Equifax computer systems for months, stealing personal information. Jeff Pegues reports.

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China-backed hackers charged in massive Equifax data breach

The Justice Department has charged four Chinese military officials in the massive 2017 Equifax data breach. Nearly 150 million people were affected as the hackers stole names, addresses, credit card and Social Security numbers. CBS News chief Justice and Homeland Security correspondent Jeff Pegues joins CBSN with the latest.

US charges 4 Chinese military members in Equifax breach

The Justice Department says four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of about 145 million Americans.