Published On: Fri, Jun 6th, 2014

China Disqualified the Use of Windows 8

Microsoft’s Windows 8 has been identified a threat to China’s cyber security .

Windows-8.1China‘s broadcast a powerfully critical story in which experts optional it was being used to clutch data about Chinese citizens.

The report comes only days after China disqualified the use of Windows 8 on a lot of government computers.

Separately, other Chinese media firms called for tech firms that aided US spying to face “harsh punishment”.

Microsoft would no longer open its Windows 8 foundation code to the Chinese government,” he said. “However the security scheme of the Windows 8 operating scheme is intended to provide better access for Microsoft to users’ database.”

“Your identity, account, contact book, phone numbers, all this data can be set together for big data analysis,” said Ni Guangnan, a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.

“The data might be a good way for the US to check other countries,” he added.

Microsoft says that it was “actively co-operating” with the Chinese government on a review of its products to allay fears about what was being done with user data.