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Researchers reveal the cyber campaign that built China’s new airliner

A new report by CrowdStrike exposes a Chinese cyber espionage campaign that took place over the course of five years and eventually enabled the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) to build the C919 airliner, which should cost less than half the price of similar airliners produced by Airbus and Boeing.

CrowdStrike researchers found that between 2010 and 2015, a Chinese state-backed hacking group called Turbine Panda targeted several companies “that had technologies pertaining to the Leap-X engine and other components of the C919.”

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