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China Rejects America’s Accusations about Cyber-Espionage

Rejecting the number of allegations US made against China about online-spying by 5 military officials of Beijing, the defending country stated based on evidence released that Washington was in fact hacking into Chinese data, published rt.com, May 20, 2014.

In response towards Washington's latest allegations about industrial espionage, Beijing released fresh data related to cyber-assaults by US on China.

The NCNERTTCC (National Computer Network Emergency Response Technical Team Coordination Center) at China published that over merely 2 months (March 19-May 18, 2014), United States gained access to 1.18m PCs within China, utilizing over two thousand networks infected with Trojan horses alternatively servers of bot-networks also infected with Trojans.

NCNERTTCC reported that during the said months USA made use of 135 host PCs situated within the country to carry out 14,000 phishing assaults to manipulate Chinese websites with the help of 563 spoofed web-pages. More hack operations during the same time-span involved 57,000 backdoor assaults carried out via 2,016 Internet Protocol addresses within USA while loading backdoors onto 1,754 China-based online sites.

The incident prompted Beijing to get Max Baucus ambassador of United States to China meet Chinese officials who alleged that Washington was treating the issue with dual standards via a never like before condemnation of 5 Chinese military officials over
alleged online-surveillance.

As per Zheng Zeguang, Assistant Foreign Minister of China, USA intensively breached international relations rules, infringed upon China-USA cooperation for Internet-security as also seriously hurt China-USA bilateral relations via making up stories followed with condemning Chinese military officials over accusations about online-theft. Xinhua published this, May 20, 2014.

Moreover, stating that China strongly opposed USA's move, Zeguang implored that USA clearly explain their stand as also halt such operations.

Zheng said China steadfastly defended cyber-security with no military personnel, government officials, alternatively citizens ever stealing trade secrets from other countries.

The 2 biggest economies globally have long had cyber-espionage a prominent matter marring their relations; however, Washington's most recent allegation resulted in the dispute getting increasingly heightened.

A Spokesperson representing the Chinese State Internet Information Office named USA the greatest assailant invading China's cyber-space. Koreaherald.com published this, May 20, 2014.

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