Hacking for the Party Cables Suggest Chinese Support for Cyber Espionage

The US diplomatic cables suggest that China's leaders ordered the cyber attack on Google in 2009. What's more, security experts at the State Department suspect that China's government plays a leading role in coordinating cyber espionage despite having pledged to "decisively and energetically" combat it.
A woman reads the signs on flowers delivered by Chinese Google users outside the Google China headquarters in Beijing January 13, 2010.

A woman reads the signs on flowers delivered by Chinese Google users outside the Google China headquarters in Beijing January 13, 2010.

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