People in Beijing using a phone app to scan a code proving their health and travel status before entering a shopping mall. Photo: AFP People in Beijing using a phone app to scan a code proving their health and travel status before entering a shopping mall. Photo: AFP
People in Beijing using a phone app to scan a code proving their health and travel status before entering a shopping mall. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus China

China Covid-19 health app breach puts celebrity photos online for pennies

  • Hackers have uncovered a trove of personal information in Beijing’s digital health system used to track testing for the disease
  • Eager online marketplace is trading in pictures, ID numbers and other data

Topic |   Coronavirus China
People in Beijing using a phone app to scan a code proving their health and travel status before entering a shopping mall. Photo: AFP People in Beijing using a phone app to scan a code proving their health and travel status before entering a shopping mall. Photo: AFP
People in Beijing using a phone app to scan a code proving their health and travel status before entering a shopping mall. Photo: AFP
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