China 'spied on African Union through gifted IT' - Supply Management
News of the espionage broke as heads of state met for their annual summit ©Xinhua News Agency/PA Images
News of the espionage broke as heads of state met for their annual summit ©Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

China 'spied on African Union through gifted IT'

1 February 2018

China has been using infrastructure it provided to spy on the African Union (AU) headquarters, it has been claimed.

Beijing has been accused of downloading confidential data from the facility every night for five years though a backdoor in servers it supplied and installed.

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