Feb 10, 2020

What China wants with Equifax data

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COVID-19

China back to work, not back to normal

by Jennifer Pak Feb 10, 2020
China is officially back at work but most enterprises not essential to containing the new coronavirus aren't up and running just yet.
Face mask manufacturing is one of the essential enterprises called back to work to help contain the new coronavirus.
Jennifer Pak/Marketplace

DOJ says China was behind the Equifax data breach

by Amy Scott Feb 10, 2020
Cybersecurity experts say there are lots of reasons China might have wanted that data, including to help identify American spies.
Attorney General William Barr announces charges Monday against four members of China's military accused of hacking into Equifax in 2017.
Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Midnight Khruangbin, Leon Bridges
The Game Gabriel Garzón-Montano
Hold Up - Beyonce Calvillo Sisters
Light Cycle Yppah
Singing Plants Hakone, Mujo
Ooh Wee (feat. Ghostface Killah, Nate Dogg, Trife & Saigon) Mark Ronson, Ghostface Killah, Nate Dogg, Trife, Saigon

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer

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