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Security Audit Highlights Huawei and Xiaomi | Software Modules Included to Leak Data to Chinese Authorities

September 23, 2021

A security audit that included Huawei’s P40 5G, OnePlus’ 8T 5G, and the Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G revealed certain oddities with the smartphone brands. Only OnePlus passed without having raised any red flags.

NCSC Security Assessment on Three Chinese-made Smartphones

A recent security assessment was made by the Lithuanian National Cyber Security Center or NCSC and included security data on the three most recent Chinese-made smartphones. It was found that the Xiaomi phone actually included software modules that were designed to leak certain data to Chinese authorities.

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