Pedestrians are reflected in a logo of Sony Corp
Pedestrians are reflected in a logo of Sony Corp outside its showroom in Tokyo July 16, 2014. Reuters/Yuya Shino

China has broken its silence for the first time since the infamous cyber-attack case on Sony. An official statement released recently disclosed that China opposes all forms of cyber vindications.

The comments were made in reference to the evident surge in internet crimes. However, no direct reference was made about the cyber-attack on Sony or its repurcussions. China has yet to make a comment on the Sony cyber scandal and North Korea's alleged involvement, as told by Reuters.

China's views came in light during a telephone conversation between Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and United States Secretary of State John Kerry. It can be recalled that the U.S. had on called China, Japan, Russia and South Korea for support to fight cybercrimes in the wake of the recent Sony hacking scandal. Japan and South Korea have reportedly responded promptly, but China has remained mum on the issue until now.

"Before making any conclusions, there has to be a full (accounting of) the facts and foundation," said China's Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying. It is known that China is a major ally of North Korea. Multiple sources claim that the U.S. had also reportedly blamed it for cyber spying in the past.

Meanwhile, Japan has offered its full support in the fight against cybercrime, but also refrained from naming any country responsible for the attack. South Korea also disclosed that its nuclear plant and crucial information sustem have also been hacked recently, but they could not locate the location of the perpetrators.

As reported earlier, Sony's internal system was hacked on Nov. 24. This resulted in the leakage of several crucial information, such as important data, official email exchanges and even unfinished scripts of many upcoming projects. The hacking gang, who call themselves 'Guardian Of Peace', have taken complete responsibility for the crime to express their protest against Sony's upcoming movie "The Interview".

The movie is a satirical take on the assassination attempt on North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un by two U.S. TV journalists played by Seth Rogen and James Franco. In the wake of the continuous 9/11 style attack threats and theatre owners' fear, Sony cancelled the movie's Christmas release.

In the meantime, FBI has identified North Korea as the possible suspect of one of the major corporate hacking scandals in the U.S. President Barack Obama and his advisers are now considering how to punish North Korea after these findings on North Korea's involvement. North Korea has retaliated strongly, denying any involvement in the said crime.

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