China installs spyware on tourists phones at border
6 months, 2 weeks ago by john | 4 facts | 0 comments | 14 votes

  • Border agents have been requiring tourists to hand over their phones for inspection at the Xinjiang border. - www.theverge.com
  • Border agents install a spyware app onto phones that collects text messages, contacts, pictures, videos, documents, etc. - www.nytimes.com
  • The app checks for files related to Islamic terrorism on the phone - www.nytimes.com
  • The spyware is called BXAQ - www.theverge.com

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