China says no role in Sony hacking
Updated: 2014-12-30 09:31
The poster for the film "The Interview" is seen outside the Alamo Drafthouse theater in Littleton, Colorado December 23, 2014. [Photo/Agencies]
BEIJING -- China said on Monday that it never allows any foreign country or individual to carry out cyber attacks from Chinese soil or with Chinese facilities.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the comment after CNN reported that a senator in South Carolina claimed China participated in the alleged cyber attack on Sony Pictures.
"China never allows any foreign country or individual to carry out cyber attacks from Chinese soil or by using Chinese facilities. Such behavior, if discovered, will be dealt with severely in accordance with law," Hua said.
The sanator's remarks are neither conducive to resolving the problems nor strengthening mutual trust and cooperation on cyber security, Hua said.
The US has accused Pyongyang of hacking Sony Pictures over a comedy film "The Interview" that depicts an assassination attempt on DPRK leader Kim Jong-un.
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