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How will China face hacking accusations? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera, 21 Jul 2021
It was a unified condemnation of China on cyberattacks.
The United States, the European Union, NATO and other world powers all said Beijing was responsible for an attack on Microsoft servers earlier this year.
But stopped short of announcing punishment measures for the alleged cyber activities.
Around a quarter of a million computers are said to have been compromised in March, affecting at least 30,000 organisations worldwide.
Nations including Canada, New Zealand, Austrlalia and Japan said Chinese state-linked hacking groups were behind the exploitation.
Beijing says the accusation is groundless.
So, what's the fallout from this row?

Presenter: Sohail Rahman

Brett Bruen, President of the Global Situation Room and a Former Director of Global Engagement at the White House under President Obama.
James Shires, Assistant Professor at the Institute for Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University.
Einar Tangen, China Political Analyst who also advises the Chinese Provincial Government.

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