For years, the U.S. has been fending off cyber-attacks and surveillance attempts that have originated in China. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to dictate life and the allocation of resources, China may be looking for an easier way in. Several current and former intelligence officials have offered their thoughts on this matter. If military officials are not careful, Beijing could use the decreased readiness as a way to sneak through. Leaking false information and fake news is also a common strategy implemented. We should expect that the false information being shared can range from news about the virus to military action.