Chinese Spies Can Listen To Conversations Of Any Member Of The British Public

Posted by Abdul Rafay in News On 3rd April 2021
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As concerns about eavesdropping grow, Chinese spies can listen to any cell phone call in the UK. MoD's defense academy in Shrivenham, Oxfordshire was hit by a major cyberattack. It created fear among the people of the U.K.

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It is feared that agents would be able to remotely intercept satellite and cable communications, gaining access to phone conversations.

According to the Mirror, a retired military ­intelligence officer told that China can listen in on calls between the UK military and government officials that aren't encrypted.

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He said: "China has a very sophisticated capability when it comes to phone intercepts.

"Military can assume their calls, if they aren’t encrypted, can be intercepted and no matter how ­innocent the calls may seem, they could be of value.

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"Meeting timings, names of other callers, dates, times and places, ­everything when fed into the general intelligence picture can be cross ­referenced to gain valuable information.

"And that means you can assume the same can be said of any member of the public.”

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It comes after a massive cyber assault on the Ministry of Defense's defense academy.

The tri-service college in Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, was hacked, causing the IT network to go down and the website to stop running.

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According to the workers, the hack was carried out by a foreign force, rendering Russia and China suspects.

A source revealed: “They said it’s the work of a foreign power.

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“Everyone was told to use their laptops and computers because the work ones have been compromised.

"It is going to take at least five weeks to fix.”

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