China’s new cybersecurity chief takes aim at identity theft

China’s newest public security vice-minister will be tasked with improving cybersecurity both inside and outside his place of work, observers said on Thursday.
The appointment of Lin Rui, which was announced on Wednesday, less than five months after he was named an assistant public security minister and head of its cybersecurity bureau, is indicative of the importance Chinese President Xi Jinping puts on cleaning up cyberspace, sources said.
And his first major crackdown on cybercrime…

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