UK sanctioning people and firm in alleged China cyberattack | News | EUROtoday

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Two people and an organization linked to the Chinese state have been sanctioned over assaults on the Electoral Commission between 2021 and 2022, Oliver Dowden instructed the House of Commons on Monday, 25 March.

The identical firm additionally carried out “reconnaissance” exercise in opposition to UK parliamentary accounts in a separate marketing campaign in 2021, the deputy prime minister added.

British intelligence providers imagine Chinese spies are doubtless to make use of particulars stolen by hacking the elections watchdog to focus on dissidents and critics of Xi Jinping’s authorities within the UK.