FBI: Chinese Hackers Preparing to ‘Wreak Havoc and Cause Real-World Harm to American Citizens’ – EVOL

FBI Director Christopher Wray has issued a chilling warning about an apparent threat from Chinese Communist Party hackers.

According to Wray, Chinese hackers are preparing to “wreak havoc and cause real-world harm to American citizens and communities.”

Wray issued the warning to lawmakers during a hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

The FBI chief and other government officials are testifying in front of the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party.

The hearing is titled “The Chinese Community Party Cyber Threat to the American Homeland and National Security.”

Wray told lawmakers:

“There has been far too little public focus on the fact that PRC [People’s Republic of China aka Communist China] hackers are targeting our critical infrastructure – our water treatment plants, our electrical grid, our oil and natural gas pipelines, our transportation systems.

“And the risk that poses to every American requires our attention now.

“China’s hackers are positioning on American infrastructure in preparation to wreak havoc and cause real-world harm to American citizens and communities, if and when China decides the time has come to strike,” he added.

Wray also said that “today, and literally every day” Chinese hackers are “actively attacking our economic security, engaging in wholesale theft



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