The dubious strategy of indicting the Chinese Equifax hackers

The Justice Department raised eyebrows last week when it unveiled charges against four members of China’s People’s Liberation Army for hacking into the credit-reporting agency Equifax and stealing sensitive information on 147 million Americans. The charges are the latest in a campaign of indictments against Chinese-government-linked hackers that dates to 2014 but has ramped up…

February 18, 2020