US intelligence chief says China is spying on cold war scale

China and Russia are spying on the US on a scale not seen since the end of the cold war, the head of US national intelligence, Mike McConnell, said yesterday.Giving evidence to a Congressional committee, Vice Admiral McConnell said that US facilities, intelligence services and development projects were all being targeted.He was speaking weeks after the Pentagon had claimed it had come under attack from Chinese computer hackers. The Foreign Office is among British government departments that appear also to have been targeted.,,2172240,00.html

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