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Russia Finds Chinese Home Appliances Designed for Cyber Espionage

29
Oct
2013

Russian authorities have uncovered a shipment of Chinese home appliances that contain microchips designed for spying.

According to Russian news agency Rosbalt, the spy chips are implanted in irons, electric kettles, phones and car dashboard cameras, which isnt surprising considering that Russians are big fans of dashboard cameras.

Some of them are capable of stealing data from computers within a 200-meter radius via unsecure Wi-Fi networks. The rogue iPhones c…

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