U.S. manufacturing group hacked by China as trade talks intensified

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    "WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As trade talks between Washington and Beijing intensified earlier this year, suspected Chinese hackers broke into an industry group for U.S. manufacturers that has helped shape President Donald Trump’s trade policies,...

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) was hacked over the summer and hired a cybersecurity firm, which concluded the attack came from China,...

    The incident occurred shortly before a round of formal negotiations between U.S. and Chinese government officials over the contents of a potential deal,..."

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-...trade-talks-intensified-sources-idUSKBN1XN1AY
     
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