Edition:
United States
Pictures | Wed Feb 20, 2013 | 12:43pm EST

China says U.S. hacking accusations lack technical proof

A Chinese People's Liberation Army soldier stands guard in front of 'Unit 61398', a secretive Chinese military unit, in the outskirts of Shanghai, February 19, 2013. The unit is believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks, a U.S. computer security company said, prompting a strong denial by China and accusations that it was in fact the victim of U.S. hacking. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A Chinese People's Liberation Army soldier stands guard in front of 'Unit 61398', a secretive Chinese military unit, in the outskirts of Shanghai, February 19, 2013. The unit is believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks, a U.S. computer...more

A Chinese People's Liberation Army soldier stands guard in front of 'Unit 61398', a secretive Chinese military unit, in the outskirts of Shanghai, February 19, 2013. The unit is believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks, a U.S. computer security company said, prompting a strong denial by China and accusations that it was in fact the victim of U.S. hacking. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Close
1 / 5
Motorcyclists ride past 'Unit 61398', a secretive Chinese military unit, in the outskirts of Shanghai February 19, 2013. The unit is believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks, a U.S. computer security company said, prompting a strong denial by China and accusations that it was in fact the victim of U.S. hacking. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Motorcyclists ride past 'Unit 61398', a secretive Chinese military unit, in the outskirts of Shanghai February 19, 2013. The unit is believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks, a U.S. computer security company said, prompting a strong denial...more

Motorcyclists ride past 'Unit 61398', a secretive Chinese military unit, in the outskirts of Shanghai February 19, 2013. The unit is believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks, a U.S. computer security company said, prompting a strong denial by China and accusations that it was in fact the victim of U.S. hacking. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Close
2 / 5
People walk past 'Unit 61398', a secretive Chinese military unit, in the outskirts of Shanghai, February 19, 2013. The unit is believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks, a U.S. computer security company said, prompting a strong denial by China and accusations that it was in fact the victim of U.S. hacking. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People walk past 'Unit 61398', a secretive Chinese military unit, in the outskirts of Shanghai, February 19, 2013. The unit is believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks, a U.S. computer security company said, prompting a strong denial by...more

People walk past 'Unit 61398', a secretive Chinese military unit, in the outskirts of Shanghai, February 19, 2013. The unit is believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks, a U.S. computer security company said, prompting a strong denial by China and accusations that it was in fact the victim of U.S. hacking. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Close
3 / 5
Locals walks in front of 'Unit 61398', a secretive Chinese military unit, in the outskirts of Shanghai February 19, 2013. The unit is believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks, a U.S. computer security company said, prompting a strong denial by China and accusations that it was in fact the victim of U.S. hacking. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Locals walks in front of 'Unit 61398', a secretive Chinese military unit, in the outskirts of Shanghai February 19, 2013. The unit is believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks, a U.S. computer security company said, prompting a strong denial...more

Locals walks in front of 'Unit 61398', a secretive Chinese military unit, in the outskirts of Shanghai February 19, 2013. The unit is believed to be behind a series of hacking attacks, a U.S. computer security company said, prompting a strong denial by China and accusations that it was in fact the victim of U.S. hacking. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Close
4 / 5
Charts computer hack attacks allegedly originating from China by industry sector, according to a report released by cyber security firm Mandian on Tuesday. Includes diagram explaining unit 61398's alleged position within the PLA.

Charts computer hack attacks allegedly originating from China by industry sector, according to a report released by cyber security firm Mandian on Tuesday. Includes diagram explaining unit 61398's alleged position within the PLA.

Charts computer hack attacks allegedly originating from China by industry sector, according to a report released by cyber security firm Mandian on Tuesday. Includes diagram explaining unit 61398's alleged position within the PLA.
Close
5 / 5

Next Slideshows

London Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from London.

Feb 20 2013

A diamond's journey

A look at the life of diamonds, from their rough beginnings in the mines to their polished finish in jewelry stores.

Feb 19 2013

Flashback: SARS

Ten years ago, the SARS outbreak exploded, disrupting international travel, trade, and killing more than 700 people.

Feb 19 2013

Clash at Madrid airport

Striking union workers clash with police at Barajas airport.

Feb 19 2013

MORE IN PICTURES

Attack outside UK parliament

Attack outside UK parliament

The frantic moments after the deadly attack outside parliament in London.

Sunken South Korean ferry raised

Sunken South Korean ferry raised

The Sewol ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing 304 people, most of them children on a school trip, slowly emerges from a gray sea.

The child jockeys of camel racing

The child jockeys of camel racing

Young jockeys, mostly small children aged 11 or under, race during the International Camel Racing festival in Egypt.

U.S. celebrate first World Baseball title

U.S. celebrate first World Baseball title

Team USA beats Puerto Rico to win their first World Baseball Classic title.

The day after in London

The day after in London

Images from the day after a lone-wolf attacker killed three people and injured 40 before being shot dead by police near parliament in London.

First 100 days of Trump

First 100 days of Trump

Major moments from the first days of the Trump administration.

Volunteers feed Venezuela's poor

Volunteers feed Venezuela's poor

Citizens assemble and distribute meals to the poor in Venezuela, in the fourth year of a crushing recession that has forced many to skip meals and jostle for scarce subsidized food.

Shooting outside UK parliament

Shooting outside UK parliament

Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London after a car ploughed into pedestrians and an attacker stabbed a policeman close to the British parliament.

World Water Day

World Water Day

A look at the world's relationship with water on World Water Day on March 22.

Newer Slideshows Older Slideshows

Trending Collections

Pictures