DOJ says China was behind the Equifax data breach

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.
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Trump nominates William Barr to be his next attorney general

Dec 7, 2018
Barr previously worked at the CIA in the 1970s and served in several leadership roles at the Justice Department serving under President George H.W. Bush.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Marine One to depart from the White House on Dec. 7, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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