US disrupts China-linked cyber campaign impacting critical infrastructure, Justice officials say – Nextgov/FCW

The U.S. disrupted a China-linked hacking operation that was targeting American and allied critical infrastructure, Department of Justice officials confirmed Wednesday. The U.S. received court authorization last month to disable the hacking activities of the Chinese state-sponsored Volt Typhoon hacking campaign that worked to embed KV Botnet malware into privately owned routers to conceal their

Wray warns Chinese hackers are aiming to ‘wreak havoc’ on U.S. critical infrastructure – NPR

Enlarge this image FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies before the House Select Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party Committee on Wednesday. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that China’s hackers are targeting American critical infrastructure, including water treatment plants, pipelines and the power grid,

FBI director warns Chinese hackers aim to ‘wreak havoc’ on U.S. critical infrastructure – NBC News

FBI Director Christopher Wray warned about the growing threat of Chinese cyberattacks against U.S. electrical grids and other infrastructure in an appearance Wednesday morning before the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party. “China’s hackers are positioning on American infrastructure in preparation to wreak havoc and cause real-world harm to American citizens and communities,

FBI director warns that Chinese hackers are preparing to ‘wreak havoc’ on US critical infrastructure – CNN

CNN  —  FBI Director Christopher Wray on Wednesday warned that Chinese hackers are preparing to “wreak havoc and cause real-world harm” to the US. “China’s hackers are positioning on American infrastructure in preparation to wreak havoc and cause real-world harm to American citizens and communities, if or when China decides the time has come to strike,” Wray

Chinese hackers are determined to ‘wreak havoc’ on US critical infrastructure, FBI director warns – WJXT News4JAX

WASHINGTON – U.S. officials said Wednesday they disrupted a state-backed Chinese effort to plant malware that could be used to damage civilian infrastructure, as the head of the FBI warned that Beijing is positioning itself to disrupt the daily lives of Americans if the United States and China ever go to war. The operation, announced

FBI director will deliver stark warning on Chinese hackers in remarks to House panel – CNN

CNN  —  FBI Director Christopher Wray on Wednesday warned that Chinese hackers are preparing to “wreak havoc and cause real-world harm” to the US. “China’s hackers are positioning on American infrastructure in preparation to wreak havoc and cause real-world harm to American citizens and communities, if or when China decides the time has come to strike,” Wray

US Bracing for ‘Cyber Onslaught’ From China – Voice of America – VOA News

Washington —  Armies of hackers linked to the Chinese government are relentlessly “burrowing deep” into the computer systems that help run America’s critical infrastructure, posing an urgent threat that cannot be ignored, according to a new warning from top U.S. security officials. The officials, from the FBI, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and U.S.

F.B.I. Director Warns of China Hacking Threat – The New York Times

In testimony before Congress, Christopher A. Wray, the agency’s director, said Beijing was preparing to sow chaos if disputes with the United States flared into conflict. Christopher A. Wray, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, warned on Wednesday that China was ramping up an extensive hacking operation geared at taking down the United States’