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LinkedIn and “supply-chain attacks” are the methods highlighted as being used by Chinese hackers.

CBS News:

The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency warned Sunday that China allegedly is using social networks to try to cultivate lawmakers and other officials as sources.

Hans-Georg Maassen said his agency, known by its German acronym BfV, believes more than 10,000 Germans have been targeted by Chinese intelligence agents posing as consultants, headhunters or researchers, primarily on the social networking site LinkedIn.


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51.2° N
93.9° E
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Beijing, China

China (CN) is estimated to have a population of 1,380.0 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 0.5% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 34.8 million.