Not only Russia is often accused of spying on other countries through the digital world.It is now China's turn to be suspected of spying on Germany through Linkedin services.The German defense agency BfV (Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz) found at least 10,000 Germans targeted by Chinese spies.
Mentioned China uses Linkedin's professional services in the form of fake accounts.It did not say how many fake accounts it was, but the Germans made sure that the account was Chinese engineering.
use profile photographs taken from shopping catalogs, job information
filled with strategic positions makes it easy to connect with other
users," said Chief BfV Hans-Georg Maassen.
by the fake job of the party, BfV sees that this account is trying to
connect with other Linkedin account users in Germany who have an
important position.For example, college teachers, government officials, to politicians in Germany.
now, the Chinese have not given a clear response to the findings of the
German defense agency that has begun to be monitored since the
beginning of this year.