China and the US are increasingly using cyber operations for intelligence collection, which could have dangerous consequences, according to a new study. Photo: Shutterstock
China and the US are increasingly using cyber operations for intelligence collection, which could have dangerous consequences, according to a new study. Photo: Shutterstock

US-China tensions raise risk of nuclear reaction to cyberattacks: report

  • A collaboration between Chinese and American think tanks has found both sides could overreact to perceived cyberthreats
  • Study warns the scale of the problem is underestimated with no effective mechanism to deal with the risks

China and the US are increasingly using cyber operations for intelligence collection, which could have dangerous consequences, according to a new study. Photo: Shutterstock
China and the US are increasingly using cyber operations for intelligence collection, which could have dangerous consequences, according to a new study. Photo: Shutterstock
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