Staff Reporters
Oct 14, 2019

Chinese Communist Party reported to have ‘back door’ access to 100 million users' phones

The party is allegedly able to access extensive data on more than 100 million mobile phones through its propaganda app, with Alibaba potentially behind the 'questionable' code.

President Xi Jinping leads the Communist Party of China

The Communist Party of China appears to have code written into a propaganda app that allows it “superuser” access to all the data on the mobile phones on which it is downloaded.

Cure53, a German cybersecurity firm, conducted analysis of the code in the app and found that it enables the owners of the app to retrieve every message and photo from a user's phone, browse their contacts and internet history, and activate...

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