This article pointing to possible interference with US satellites from China is the kind of thing that is probably at the front of minds of US politicians when they make their statements on China regarding cyber espionage.
Naturally, it’s hard to know if China is behind the events. Even if the US knew, it would be embarrassing to say so public. But seeing the trend across other networks, it shouldn’t be a surprise. I suppose this colors a lot of the hacking debate:
The report couldn’t pin blame for the attacks on China, but did say the techniques involved were consistent with those seen in other attacks the Dept. of Defense has blamed on China.