It’s Not Paranoia If ...
1 Six Chinese nationals were indicted in 2013 on charges of conspiring to steal trade secrets from several U.S.-based seed manufacturers.
2 Five Chinese military officers were indicted in 2014 on charges of hacking the computers of U.S. companies and a trade union to obtain trade secrets. They remain at large.
3 A Chinese businessman was charged in 2014 with hacking into Boeing’s computers to steal information about U.S. military aircraft and systems.
4 A 62-year-old former employee of PPG Industries, a supplier of manufacturing materials, was charged in May 2015 with stealing the company’s secrets and passing them to a glass company in China. He killed himself a month later.
5 Six Chinese citizens, including two university professors, were charged in May 2015 with stealing sensitive mobile phone technology from two U.S. companies and sharing it with the Chinese government.