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China-linked hackers target Vatican, US cybersecurity firm says

Attacks said to begin ahead of talks between Beijing and Roman Catholic Church

Pope Francis celebrates the mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on June 29.

BEIJING (Reuters) -- Hackers linked to the Chinese government have infiltrated Vatican computer networks, including the Roman Catholic Church's Hong Kong-based representative, a U.S. firm that tracks state-backed cyber attacks said on Wednesday .

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