Thursday, October 31, 2013

China To Beef Up It's Cyber Defenses After Recent NSA Revelations

China To Step Up Own Security After New NSA Allegations -- Reuters

(Reuters) - China will step up its security following allegations that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) collected data on millions of phone calls in Europe and snooped on leaders of major U.S. allies, the government said on Wednesday.

"Like many other countries, we have been paying close attention to these reports," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told a daily news briefing.

"China is concerned about the continued revelations of eavesdropping and surveillance and is paying attention to how the situation develops," she added.

"We will take the necessary steps to resolutely maintain the security of our own information," Hua said, without elaborating.

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Update #1: China to beef up defenses against NSA spying -- Voice of Russia
Update #2: China to maintain security: FM -- Global Times

My Comment: I am surprised that they are doing this only now .... not a few months ago when these revelations first broke out.

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