FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags flutter outside the building of an American company in Beijing, China January 21, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File Photo

BEIJING, July 20 (Reuters) – China said on Tuesday that accusations made by the United States and its allies that the Chinese government has conducted a global cyber hacking campaign were unwarranted.

Foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said the accusations were politically motivated smears and the United States had not provided enough evidence.

The United States and its allies accused China on Monday of a global cyberespionage campaign, mustering an unusually broad coalition of countries to publicly call out Beijing for hacking. read moreReporting by Gabriel Crossley; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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Source: https://www.reuters.com/technology/china-dismisses-us-accusation-global-hacking-campaign-2021-07-20/

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