The United States, European Union, UK, and NATO have jointly accused China of malicious cyber activities, including a massive hack involving Microsoft.
“The PRC’s pattern of irresponsible behavior in cyberspace is inconsistent with its stated objective of being seen as a responsible leader in the world. Today, countries around the world are making it clear that concerns regarding the PRC’s malicious cyber activities is bringing them together to call out those activities, promote network defense and cybersecurity, and act to disrupt threats to our economies and national security,” the U.S. and partners say in the statement.
The European Union released a similar
“These activities (…) have been conducted from the territory of China for the purpose of intellectual property theft and espionage,” the statement says.
China has not issued a response yet, though the AP points out that a
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