Canada targeted by same Chinese hackers the U.S., U.K. accuse of cyberespionage that hit millions


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Canada's electronic intelligence agency says the same hacking group that the U.K. and the U.S. have accused of a widespread cyberespionage campaign tied to Beijing has also targeted Canada. U.S. and British officials on Monday imposed sanctions, filed charges and accused China's government of involvement in the cyber attacks that hit millions of people including lawmakers, journalists, academics and defence contractors. Authorities on both sides of the Atlantic call the hacking group that is allegedly involved Advanced Persistent Threat 31 or "APT31." The U.K. and U.S. allege that the group is an arm of China's Ministry of State Security. The...