JAKARTA – The Lithuanian Ministry of Defense asked to advise the public not to buy cellphone brands from China and throw them away ponsel China which they are using now because of sensor problems. Local government report, quoted from Reuters, Wednesday (22/9/2021) cell phone made in China planted with content censoring features. Findings from their cybersecurity agency show that Xiaomi flagship phones sold in Europe can detect and censor content such as “free Tibet” Tibetan liberation, “long live Taiwan independence” Taiwan independence and “democracy movement” issues. Read Also: China Controls Nearly 50% of 5G Phone Shipments in 2019 Content filtering also applies to the main settings browser. A total of 449 keywords entered the censorship list in Chinese. According to the National Cyber Security Center, Ministry of Defense of Lithuania, the feature has been turned off for Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G phones sold in the European Union, however, it can still be turned on remotely. Also Read: Xiaomi CEO urges China’s mobile phone industry to work soon “Our recommendation is not to buy new Chinese branded phones and get rid of the ones already purchased as soon as possible,” Deputy Defense Minister Margiris Abukevicius said. Xiaomi did not provide a statement to Reuters regarding this. The report also mentions that Xiaomi phones send encrypted data to servers in Singapore. Lithuania also discovered a security flaw in Huawei’s P40 5G phone.