China refutes hacking, drone technology theft claims
BEIJING, Sep 24, 2013 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --
China on Tuesday refuted reports
claiming that China may be hiring hackers to steal U.S. drone
technology, saying the claims are "groundless" and "inconducive" to
China-U.S. cyber security efforts.
"We have taken notice of relevant reports. These reports are
groundless and inconducive to the cooperation between China and the
United States to promote cyber security," Foreign Ministry spokesman
Hong Lei said at a daily news briefing.
Hong said the achievements China has made on economic development
and technology are the result of efforts by Chinese people, the
continued investment China has put in research and development, and
China's increased innovation abilities.
China and the United States have established a cyber security
working group, said Hong, adding that the two sides have conducted
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