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China Rejects Philippine Cyber-Attack Accusations

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin. Image via MFA_China on X.

The Chinese Foreign Ministry pushed back against claims by the Philippines government that hackers in China attempted to break into Manila’s most sensitive computer networks.

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin condemned the accusation on Wednesday and echoed earlier remarks by the Chinese embassy in Manila that called the claims “baseless and unfounded.”

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