US vs China is undoubtedly one of the areas where the most intense competition is felt in the field of technology. In recent years, the two superpowers have often clashed in the technology market. Earlier Trump administration’s policy against China seems to continue in the Biden era.
White House administration Microsoft Exchange Sibel announced in a public statement that she blames China for the attack on e-mail servers. Apart from this statement, the Ministry of Justice also made a statement on Sunday, Beijing government announced that using computers under his control, computer systems belonging to American companies, universities and government were infiltrated.
Responsible China according to the USA
The cyberattacks on Microsoft, which are thought to have started in January, to American businesses to places and state governments and some military studies It is stated that it aims to monitor the computers of the companies that run it with malicious software that secretly follows their every move.
It is stated that as part of these attacks, an undisclosed American company also faced a high ransom demand. In addition, according to the statements, not only the USA, European Union, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan and NATO also blames China’s Ministry of National Security for malicious cyber attacks.
European Unionpolicy chiefs Joseph Borrell, announced on Sunday that this attack was carried out from China and its aim was to steal intellectual rights and espionage. British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab stated that the Chinese government must stop the systematic sabotage, otherwise it will be held responsible for these attacks.
The US government has already to Russia made similar accusations. Still, they claim that China’s direct criminals are using this worker and following a different method. The Chinese side has not yet made a statement on the subject.