China-based company spying on at least 10,000 Indians: Report

Amidst the ongoing India(In)-China border face-off along the Line of Actual Curb (LAC), the Chinese govt is maintaining an eye over 10,000 Indian persons & companies in its global database of “foreign attacks,” an investigative record by this Indian Express disclosed.

Shenzhen-based Zhenhua Statistics Info Technology Co. Ltd is supervising in real-time President Kovind, PM Modi, Congress interim-president Sonia Gandhi, multiple cabinet ministers & chief ministers, involving their own families, the record read.

Not only multiple of these prominent persons in political & officer establishments, scientists, academicians, reporters, stars, sportspersons, religious figures & activists are also being monitored.

“Each nation does this in 1 way (or) the different, that’s the job of foreign intelligence. However utilizing big statistics science & technology, Beijing has, clearly, taken it to the higher level,” stated Robert Potter, Canberra-based cybersecurity, technology & statistics expert informed the Indian Express.

Reports show that Zhenhua has been lodged as a firm in Apr 2018 & set up 20 processing centres across nations & areas. It counts the Chinese govt & military amongst its customers.

This assumes significance when an incrementally assertive China is locked in a simmering standoff with India(In) along the Line of Actual Curb in Ladakh & is pushing over numerous of its neighbours within the area & beyond. Indeed, Zhenhua works with Chinese intelligence, military & security agencies.