China Building U.S. Government Employee Database: What Is It For?

According to CrowdStrike, an IT security company, China’s intelligence agency is creating a database similar to Facebook of personal data of United States government employees.

The data was stolen through various high-profile data breaches in the United States, including attacks on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and health insurance networks Anthem and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield.

Dmitri Alperovitch, the founder of Crowdstrike, told Fox News that the Chinese hackers are developing an exhaustive profile of United States government employees, which he said could be used to cause public embarrassment and can force people to work for the Chinese government instead.

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