Members of China-based hacking group were indicted for series of computer intrusions, including the 2015 Anthem data breach that affected over 78 million people.
The four-count indictment alleges that Fujie Wang, 32, and other members of the hacking group, including another individual charged as John Doe, conducted a campaign of intrusions into U.S.-based computer systems of large businesses, according to a May 9 DOJ press release.
Authorities allege the defendants gained unauthorized access to the computer systems of Anthem and three other U.S.-based firms beginning in Feb. 2014, using sophisticated techniques to ultimately install malware to further compromise the systems and obtain sensitive data.
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