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Chinese drone maker DJI says it is hunting security flaws in apps


DJI's Lisberg said problems stemmed from third-party plug-ins that help users share images on social media. But at least one was sending data DJI didn't know about, he said. — Reuters

DJI's Lisberg said problems stemmed from third-party plug-ins that help users share images on social media. But at least one was sending data DJI didn't know about, he said. — Reuters

NEW YORK: Chinese manufacturer SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, the world's largest civilian drone maker, said it was hunting for security flaws in its flight-control software after coders found its apps could be "hot patched" to circumvent scrutiny by Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc. 

"We have updated the apps to remove the suspect code," Adam Lisberg, spokesman for DJI, said of the hot-patching problem. 

   

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