Lithuania: Cybersecurity Agency Warns Against Chinese-Made Phones

Lithuania: Cybersecurity Agency Warns Against Chinese-Made Phones

Andrew H. Sweet

The Lithuanian National Security Center, a part of the defense ministry, said in a report that it found four "cybersecurity risks" in phones made by Chinese firms Huawei and Xiaomi.

The center said Xiaomi phones were able to censor phrases by users, which were against the official stances of the Chinese government. These phrases included "Free Tibet" and "Long Live Taiwan Independence."

The cybersecurity center's report is intended "to ensure the safe use of 5G mobile devices sold in our country and the software they contain."

The report found that phones made by Chinese firm OnePlus did not have problems, unlike Huawei and Xiaomi.

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