Chinese hackers sneakily stole secrets from Dutch chip company

Chinese hackers infiltrated the network of NXP, a major Dutch semiconductor manufacturer, for more than two years to steal chip designs, according to a report by the Dutch newspaper NRC (via Tom’s hardware).

According to the report, Chimera, a hacking group with ties to China and a history of attacking semiconductor companies, had access to NXP’s networks from late 2017 to early 2020.