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Chinese hackers to launch attack on US infrastructure – FBI

By Collin Rugg

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has said Chinese hackers are preparing to launch an attack on United States infrastructure.

FBI Director, Chris Wray said the Chinese will have the “ability to physically wreak havoc on our critical infrastructure at a time of its choosing.”

Wray said that the Chinese have successfully gained access to companies throughout the U.S. in energy, telecommunications, water and have targeted 23 pipeline operators.

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“The PRC [People’s Republic of China] has made it clear that it considers every sector that makes our society run as fair game in its bid to dominate on the world stage, and that its plan is to land low blows against civilian infrastructure to try to induce panic and break America’s will to resist.”

The statement comes just one week after Wray made this warning:

Collin Rugg
Collin Rugg
Collin Rugg is a writer, investor and co-owner of Trending Politics.

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