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DoJ Goes After China

In a press conference on May 19, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said the indictment represents the first time the United States has ever charged known state actors for infiltrating U.S. commercial targets by cyber means.

"Success in the marketplace should be based solely on a company's ability to innovate and compete," Holder said. "When a foreign nation uses military or intelligence tools and resources against corporations to obtain trade secrets or sensitive business information for the benefit of state-owned companies, we must say, enough is enough."

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Justice Department Charges Chinese Military Officers With Hacking

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.