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Cybersecurity Flaws Leave Olympians at Risk with Beijing 2022 App

Athletes headed to the Beijing Olympic Winter Games are making final travel preparations, including keeping in line with China’s health measures on the My 2022 smartphone app.

Inadequate encryption measures within the app can leave Olympians, journalists and sports officials vulnerable to hackers, privacy breaches and surveillance, according to a cybersecurity report by Citizen Lab obtained exclusively by DW. 

Additionally, the IT forensic specialists found that the app includes a censorship keyword list.  

Read the full story at DW

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