“The contents of the letter highlight the following: the Director-General’s concerns about the possible damage to UK business resulting from electronic attack sponsored by Chinese state organisations, and the fact that the attacks are designed to defeat best-practice IT security systems.”
"A number of countries continue to devote considerable time and energy trying to steal our sensitive technology on civilian and military projects, and trying to obtain political and economic intelligence at our expense."
"They do not only use traditional methods to collect intelligence but increasingly deploy sophisticated technical attacks, using the Internet to penetrate computer networks," [Mr. Evans] said."
Secrets of Shell and Rolls-Royce come under attack from China’s spies
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