Tuesday, March 12, 2013

U.S. And China Trade Accusations On Cyber Attacks

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China Says Willing To Discuss Cyber Security With The U.S. -- Reuters

(Reuters) - China offered on Tuesday to talk with the United States about cyber security amid an escalating war of words between the two sides on computer hacking, but suspicion is as deep in Beijing as it is in Washington about the accusations and counter-accusations.

The world's two leading economies have been squaring off for months over the issue of cyber attacks, each accusing the other of hacking into sensitive government and corporate websites.

A U.S. computer security company said last month that a secretive Chinese military unit was likely behind a series of hacking attacks mostly targeting the United States.

On Monday, U.S. National Security Advisor Tom Donilon called on China to acknowledge the scope of the problem and enter a dialogue with the United States on ways to establish acceptable behavior.

China, in response, said it was happy to talk.

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More News On The Growing Rift Between The U.S. And China Over Cyber Threats And Attacks

White House, China trade shots over hacking -- USA Today
Hack Attack: China and the U.S. Trade Barbs on Cyberwarfare -- Time
China denies hacking, seeks truce before cyberwar -- PC World
China blames cyber attacks on US, US wants China to recognise attacks on US -- ZDNet
China calls for cyber rules -- China Daily
US calls for ‘serious’ action by China to stop cybertheft -- Washington Post/AP
US Warns China on Cyber Security -- Voice of America
U.S. Demands China Block Cyberattacks and Agree to Rules -- New York Times
U.S. publicly calls on China to stop commercial cyber-espionage, theft of trade secrets -- Washington Post
US calls on Chinese government to crack down on hacking -- The Guardian
US urges China to halt hacking spree -- RT
US official in China hacking call -- BBC
Donilon issues stern cyber warning to China
-- DoD Buzz
Donilon: White House ‘Will Take Action’ Against Cyber Threats from China -- Defense News
Understanding motives of recent cyber attacks against US -- The Hill
US tells China to halt cyberattacks, and in a first, lays out demands -- Christian Science Monitor

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