China’s top anti-espionage authority warns of secret leaks through smart wearable devices

China’s top anti-espionage authority warned on Friday that various smart wearable devices may become “cyber spies” used by foreign intelligence agencies to carry out espionage activities, posing a threat to national security.

The Ministry of State Security (MSS) said on its official WeChat account on Friday that when smart wearable devices are connected to smartphones via wireless networks or Bluetooth, foreign cyber spies could launch attacks on the devices through the internet, implanting specific Trojan horse programs without the user’s knowledge, thereby gaining control over functions such as recording and taking photos to steal secrets.

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