Last Updated: June 24, 2024

GAO Qiang




Room 1102, Guanfu Mansion, 46 Xinkai Road, Hedong District, Tianjin, China

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Gao Qiang is involved in ‘Operation Cloud Hopper’, a series of cyber-attacks with a significant effect originating from outside the Union and constituting an external threat to the Union or its Member States and of cyber-attacks with a significant effect against third States. ‘Operation Cloud Hopper’ has targeted information systems of multination...

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(Date of UN designation: 2020-07-30)

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Restrictive measures against cyber-attacks threatening the Union or its Member States



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Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in the Annex of Council Decision(CFSP) 2019/797.

Official Information

Through the adoption of the “Cyber Diplomacy Toolbox” on 19 June 2017, the Council stressed the growing need to protect the integrity and security of the EU, its Member States and their citizens against cyber threats and malicious cyber activities. At the European Council on 18 October 2018, Member States called for the introduction of a new EU san...

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