China has retaliated against US claims it was involved in a hack of the Microsoft Exchange software with a a strong denial and counter-accusations against Washington. Photo: Shutterstock China has retaliated against US claims it was involved in a hack of the Microsoft Exchange software with a a strong denial and counter-accusations against Washington. Photo: Shutterstock
China has retaliated against US claims it was involved in a hack of the Microsoft Exchange software with a a strong denial and counter-accusations against Washington. Photo: Shutterstock

US, China trade hacking claims on new cyberspace rivalry front

  • Beijing accuses the United States of being the world’s biggest source of cyberattacks
  • US accuses the Ministry of State Security of sponsoring a massive hack of the Microsoft Exchange email software

Topic |   US-China tech war
China has retaliated against US claims it was involved in a hack of the Microsoft Exchange software with a a strong denial and counter-accusations against Washington. Photo: Shutterstock China has retaliated against US claims it was involved in a hack of the Microsoft Exchange software with a a strong denial and counter-accusations against Washington. Photo: Shutterstock
China has retaliated against US claims it was involved in a hack of the Microsoft Exchange software with a a strong denial and counter-accusations against Washington. Photo: Shutterstock

Corrected [6:20pm, 22 Jul, 2021]

  • [6:20pm, 22 Jul, 2021]

    An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified Yu Xiaoqiu as a cybersecurity specialist with the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations. The story has been amended to reflect that he is no longer with the institute

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