British intelligence services take action against Chinese cyberspies

The UK government is setting up a new agency to tackle “Chinese cyber espionage and other threats”, media reports say.

According to a new report in The Register, the agency is called the National Protective Security Agency (NPSA) and will report directly to MI5. The news was delivered by UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, who explained that the NPSA is part of the government’s effort to refresh security (opens in a new tab) strategy known as “Integrated Review”.

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