China denies spying allegations

China has denied involvement in the electronic spy network which researchers say infiltrated computers in government offices around the world.The spokesman of the Chinese embassy in London said that there was no evidence to show Beijing was involved.He suggested the findings were part of a “propaganda campaign” by the Tibetan government in exile.The research was commissioned by the Dalai Lama’s office alarmed by possible breaches of security. Responds to Cyber-Attack Reports
Over the weekend, researchers in Canada and the United Kingdom released reports alleging the existence of vast cyber-spying networks traced back to computers in China. Chinese government officials declined to comment on the allegations, according to the WSJ’s Ben Worthen, and in the past the government has consistently denied claims that it sponsors cyber-espionage. Cyber Attack Is Linked to China
Security researchers said they have discovered software capable of stealing information installed on computers in 103 countries from a network that targeted government agencies.The software infected more than 1,200 computers, almost 30% of which were considered high-value targets, according to a report published Sunday by Information Warfare Monitor, a Toronto-based organization.

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