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    Cybersecurity company FireEye said the intensity of Chinese hackers' attacks had decreased against targets in the US and grown against those in Russia.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The intensity of cyberattacks conducted by hackers from China against the US targets has decreased, however the Chinese hackers continue attacks against Russia and the Asia Pacific region, US cybersecurity company FireEye said in a report.

    "Between September 2015 and June 2016, we observed 13 active China-based groups conduct multiple instances of network compromise against corporations in the U.S., Europe, and Japan. During this same timeframe, other China-based groups targeted organizations in Russia and the Asia Pacific region," FireEye said in the report published Monday.

    The report added that the shift in the activities could be described by the political and military reforms in China, as well as activities of the US government to cope with China's cyberattacks.

    According to the FireEye, the company has reviewed the activity of China's 72 groups suspected of conducting hacking activities against targets in the United States and 25 other countries.

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