The report shows that since April 2017 attempts have been made to steal information about underwater technology. It is not known what information has been captured, but on many computers of various scientists at the affected universities malware has been detected.
China denied the attacks
The attacks have been reduced to the hacker group that is known under the names Temp.Periscope, Leviathan and Mudcarp. China has denied the Wall Street Journal that it is involved in cyber attacks.