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By SecureWorld News Team
Mon | Jul 1, 2019 | 6:59 AM PDT

Huawei isn't the only Chinese security threat in the West, according to U.S. leaders.

(But you probably already knew that.)

[RELATED: Our Huawei coverage]

New revelations are coming out about a hacking campaign know as "Cloud Hopper," with attacks dating back to 2010 on at least six major technology firms.

Reuters covered how the Chinese cyberspies managed to operate under the noses of these companies for so long:

Teams of hackers connected to the Chinese Ministry of State Security had penetrated HPE’s cloud computing service and used it as a launchpad to attack customers, plundering reams of corporate and government secrets for years in what U.S. prosecutors say was an effort to boost Chinese economic interests.

"This was the theft of industrial or commercial secrets for the purpose of advancing an economy," said former Australian National Cyber Security Adviser Alastair MacGibbon. "The lifeblood of a company."

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