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US and allies accuse China of global hacking spree
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US and allies accuse China of global hacking spree

Chinese officials have previously said China is also a victim of hacking and opposes all forms of cyberattacks The US and its allies accused China on Monday of a global cyberespionage campaign, mustering an unusually broad coalition of countries to publicly call out Beijing for hacking. The US was joined by NATO, the European Union, Britain, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and Canada in condemning the spying, which US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said posed "a major threat to our economic and national security." Simultaneously, the US Department of Justice charged four Chinese nationals - three security officials and one contract hacker - with targeting dozens of companies, universities and government agencies in the US and abroad. The Chinese Embassy in Washington did not...