Deputy PM Oliver Dowden to warn of China cyber threats as ‘senior UK politicians targeted’


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MPs are set to be briefed on the cyber threat posed by China today, while a smaller group of parliamentarians will be told about specific threats against them. Deputy Prime Minister Oliver Dowden is applying to the Speaker's office to make a statement to parliament about China on Monday, Sky News understands. He is expected to tell parliament that Beijing is behind a wave of cyber attacks against MPs and peers, as well as accessing the personal details of 40 million voters in a hack on the Electoral Commission last year. Meanwhile, three MPs and a peer are due to...