RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (TheBlaze/AP) — Barack Obama’s national security adviser said the president told China’s leader that the U.S. has no doubt that cyber intrusions are coming from inside China.
White House national security adviser Tom Donilon added that during their meetings Obama also explained to Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) other types of problems the U.S. has faced, including theft of intellectual property.
Donilon says Obama requested that the Chinese government “engage” on the issue and understand that such activity is inconsistent with the kind of relationship the U.S. desires to build with China.
Donilon addressed reporters Saturday after Obama and Xi concluded two days of meetings at a resort in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
TheBlaze has reported at length on the recent history of attempts from within China to hack and infiltrate U.S. computer networks:
- Oops: China Accidentally Broadcasts Evidence of Cyberwar Against U.S.
- Security Company: China Linked to Cyber Attacks on 48 Chemical and Defense Companies
- U.S. Security Analysts: Chinese-Based Hacks Can Be Traced to 12 Gov’t-Backed Groups
- Revealed: Chinese Hackers Broke Into NASA & Controlled Jet Propulsion Lab
- ‘Counterterrorism Czar’ Says Every U.S. Company Has Been Infiltrated by China
- Confirmed: China Attempted to Infiltrate White House Network That Includes Nuclear Commands
- New York Times Claims It Was Hacked by the Chinese After Running Story Embarrassing Communist Leaders