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Ukraine war

Chinese hackers launch cyberattacks against Ukraine amid war

Experts speculate strikes aimed at collecting information on refugees

Russia's invasion of Ukraine may have prompted China-linked cyberattacks against the Ukrainian government. (Nikkei montage/AP/Reuters)

TOKYO -- Hacker groups believed linked to China have launched cyberattacks against Ukraine following Russia's invasion, according to U.S. security companies.

The groups may be trying to gather information on Ukrainian refugees, including the families of Ukrainian dignitaries.

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