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Both Kenya and China Dismiss Reuters Report on Chinese Hacking as “Sheer Nonsense” and “Sponsored Propaganda”

The Chinese and Kenyan governments issued separate statements that blasted last week’s report by Reuters that claimed Chinese hackers had penetrated the computer networks of eight Kenyan ministries.

Citing security concerns, the report did not name any of the sources that claimed Chinese intelligence services had spent three years spying on Kenya, allegedly looking for information related to Nairobi’s repayment strategies for Chinese loans.

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