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China: 'leading bad actor in cyberspace,' experts say

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China's full-throated denials of hacking and counter-accusations of its own do nothing to allay growing concern over large-scale cyberspying alleged in a bombshell report this week, Western analysts said. 

A pedestrian is seen walking past a 12-storey building alleged in a report on February 19, 2013, by the Internet security firm Mandiant, as the home of a Chinese military-led hacking group after the firm reportedly traced a host of cyberattacks to the building in Shanghai's northern suburb of Gaoqiao.

Chinese officials and state-run media have lashed out after a report by a US firm laid out in unprecedented detail what Western officials and experts have long claimed: that China's army runs an aggressive hacking operation targeting US firms.

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