From: 101 East

Hacked: Inside the US-China Cyberwar

We meet the Chinese hackers on the front lines of the US-China cyberwar.

The United States has a long history of cyberespionage. But since the late 1990s, the Chinese government has been increasing its economic, technological and military capabilities to become a leader in cyberwarfare.

In response to aggressive actions by the US, experts say China is embracing its citizen hacker community.

Once considered a group of patriotic internet nerds, Chinese hackers have surfaced in the mainstream as the US and China spar in cyberspace. In recent years, allegations of state-sponsored hacking of trade secrets between the two superpowers have reached fever pitch.

101 East meets the Chinese hackers on the front lines of the US-China cyberwar.