China responds to Trump iPhone tapping report, suggests he use Huawei

Chinese and Russian spies are listening in on President Donald Trump's phone calls according to a New York Times report

Chinese and Russian spies are listening in on President Donald Trump's phone calls according to a New York Times report

Intelligence reports indicate that Chinese spies are listening in on President Donald Trump's phone calls on his iPhone, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

"Seeing this report, I feel there are those in America who are working all-out to win the Oscar for best screenplay", she reportedly said at the ministry's regular briefing in Beijing.

"If one is concerned about Apple cellphones being hacked, they can switch to using Huawei cellphones", Hua said.

Anonymous White House officials said they were disclosing the president's cell phone habits because they've become increasingly frustrated with his lackadaisical tendencies regarding electronic security.

According to the New York Times, anonymous officials have revealed that China and Russian Federation have engaged in some form of espionage activity by listening in on the American president's frequent phone calls with friends and allies done through his Apple iPhone.

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Trump pushed back against the idea that he uses insecure mobile phones, tweeting on Thursday that he only uses government phones "and have only one seldom-used government cell phone".

Chinese spies are thought to be learning how Mr Trump can be swayed, and who is within his sphere of influence. Two of the individuals China hopes to use are Stephen Schwarzman and Steven Wynn, The Times noted.

Mr Trump called The Times report incorrect and dismissed it as "long and boring". Hua offered three recommendations.

Russia, too, dismissed the eavesdropping allegations. "Story is soooo wrong!"

"We already treat these sort of stories with a certain humor", said presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov.

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The current and former USA officials, who spoke to The New York Times on the condition of anonymity, said China hopes to use the information to stop a trade war with the USA blowing out further.

The Chinese are allegedly using the intel harvested from Trump's cell phone calls to influence their trade war with the United States by putting together a list of people Trump talks to and "using them to influence the president" by tapping Chinese businessmen to feed them propaganda.

The U.S. Department of Defense has stopped selling mobile phones and modems made by Huawei and ZTE in stores on its military bases, citing potential security risks.

But his unwillingness to use the White House landline could mean the foreign powers are gaining insights into how best to manipulate Mr Trump, and affect his administration's policy.

"If you are speaking on an open line, then it's an open line, meaning those who have the ability to monitor those conversations are doing so", Derek Chollet, a former Pentagon adviser and National Security Council told the Associated Press in 2017 report.

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