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China â˜tops listâ™ of cyber-hackers seeking UK government secrets

China â˜tops listâ™ of cyber-hackers seeking UK government secrets


Michael Evans, Defence Editor


China leads the list of countries hacking into government computers that
contain Britainâ™s military and foreign policy secrets, Whitehall sources
said yesterday.


The emergence of Beijing as one of the most hostile state hackers has been
highlighted in the United States this week, with allegations that the
Chinese Peopleâ™s Liberation Army tried to extract secrets from a computer in
the Pentagon office of Robert Gates, the US Defence Secretary.

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