App and cyber security: The risks are real | DW Business

The latest revelations about a private IT company building malware for Russian intelligence services have again put cyber security in the spotlight. In Ukraine, the Kremlin's war rages on thanks also to cyber-attacks on local infrastructure. Meanwhile, tensions between the US and China are increasing over the question of whether TikTok poses a threat to American national security. Critics say the video sharing app is collecting way more information than it needs to, while its makers face the requirement of handing over user data to the Chinese government. The latest news surrounding China's Pinduduo shopping app has cyber security experts concerned as well.

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