17 Sep 2020

NZ experts join probe into China dataset

From Morning Report, 7:48 am on 17 September 2020

New Zealand cybersecurity experts have joined a global probe into the amassed data of millions of people, leaked from a Chinese tech company.

Nearly 800 New Zealanders are among those listed.

They include family members of public figures such as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

The Security Intelligence Service is looking into the data, which is reportedly being accessed by Chinese military and intelligence.

Winston Peters is the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

He speaks to Susie Ferguson.