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China denies cyberattacks on U.S. power grid




China denies cyberattacks on U.S. power grid
China denies cyberattacks on U.S. power grid



http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/041009-china-denies-cyberattacks-on-us.html 

By Owen Fletcher
IDG News Service 
04/10/2009 

Malware attacks from China and Russia designed to shut down the U.S. 
electrical grid in a time of war did not occur, China said Thursday.

"The incident of attacks on the U.S. electrical grid from China and 
Russia simply does not exist," Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman 
Jiang Yu told reporters, according to a transcript of the briefing

"We hope the concerned media will cautiously handle groundless 
statements and especially critiques against China."

Widespread intrusions by cyberspies in countries including China and 
Russia have infected the U.S. power grid with software that could be 
used to halt its operation, a Wall Street Journal report said this week, 
citing unnamed U.S. national security officials.

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