China is the lead suspect in the Marriott hack, report says

China is the lead suspect in the Marriott hack, report says

Rachel Kraus 06/12/2018

What's worse: a massive financial crime, or a years-long international espionage operation?

China is emerging as the lead suspect in the Marriott security breach that affected 500 million customers, according to a new report from Reuters. Security investigators reportedly said that the techniques and tools present in the attack mirror previous Chinese hacks.

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