China asks banks to remove US-made servers

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The Chinese government is asking domestic banks to remove their US-made IBM servers amid cyber-espionage concerns and replace them with a local brand.The People’s Bank of China and the Ministry of Finance are among government agencies that are reviewing the matter.Their goal is to examine whether Chinese commercial banks’ reliance on the IBM (International Business Machines Corp) servers compromises the country’s financial security, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.The news comes as Beijing and Washington have leveled accusations of cyber-espionage against each other, with China saying Washington’s cyber surveillance against its highest levels of leadership and sensitive national institutions is “unscrupulous

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