This content is not available in your region

German IT security watchdog examines Xiaomi mobile phone

German IT security watchdog examines Xiaomi mobile phone
German IT security watchdog examines Xiaomi mobile phone   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  
By Reuters

<div> <p><span class="caps">BERLIN</span> – Germany’s federal cybersecurity watchdog, the <span class="caps">BSI</span>, is conducting a technical examination of a mobile phone manufactured by China’s Xiaomi Corp, a spokesperson for the interior ministry told Reuters on Wednesday. </p> <p>The spokesperson did not provide further details on what kind of examination the agency was carrying out.</p> <p>Lithanua’s state cybersecurity body said last week that Xiaomi phones had a built-in ability to detect and censor terms such as “Free Tibet”, “Long live Taiwan independence” or “democracy movement”.</p> <p/> </div>