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China alleges US was behind cyberattack on university

Report alleges US National Security Agency infiltrated Northwestern Polytechnical University networks

China has accused the United States National Security Agency of targeting one of its universities as part of a huge programme of cyberattacks.

China’s National Computer Virus Emergency Response Center—a research institute affiliated with the country’s Ministry of Public Security that responds to cyberattacks—claimed that the NSA infiltrated networks at the Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi’an using “40 different NSA-specific cyberattack weapons”.

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