News Britain summons Chinese charge d’affaires over alleged cyberhacking

LONDON: Britain on Tuesday summoned the chargé d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy in London after accusing Chinese state-backed hackers of stealing data from Britain’s elections watchdog and carrying out a surveillance operation against parliamentarians.
Britain said the Chinese hackers stole the voter registration data — mostly names and addresses — of about 40 million people from the Electoral Commission and tried to break into lawmakers’ emails.

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