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Chinese citizen charged in plot to steal U.S. military data

A Chinese citizen was charged with plotting to steal data from U.S. defense contractors, including a successful hack of Boeing Co.'s computer system, amid an expanding crackdown on industrial espionage by China.Su Bin, the owner of a Chinese aviation technology company with an office in Canada, conspired with two unidentified individuals in China to break into the computer networks of U.S. companies seeking information related to military projects, according to charges unsealed in federal court in Los Angeles. Su advised the two others in China on what data to target at the companies they had gained access to, according to the charges.In May, the Obama administration escalated its effort...

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