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China 'using Caribbean networks to spy on US' - report

Thursday 17 December 2020 | 11:20 CET | News
China has allegedly used mobile phone networks in the Caribbean to conduct mass surveillance of US mobile phone subscribers, according to a mobile network security expert cited by The Guardian. Mobile security analyst Gary Miller, founder of cyberthreat research and media firm Exigent Media, said signals data shows that China is using state-controlled mobile phone operator China Unicom to direct signalling messages to US subscribers, usually while they are travelling abroad. According to Miller, tens of thousands of US mobile users were affected by the alleged attacks emanating from China

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Bahamas Telecommunications Company / Cable & Wireless / China Unicom
Countries: Caribbean
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