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Are Chinese spying on me?

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I have a small home network: 3 computers, a cell phone, and a Brother printer. They all communicate via a Zoom modem/router.

Yesterday, Avast [free antivirus] flashed a message, something to the effect that my computer wants to connect to a new network. As my mind was busy, I clicked on a button to allow Avast to inspect this network and did not take a screen shot.

As Avast was running Wi-Fi Inspector, I noticed that one of the devices was identified as “Hon Hai”. Before I could take a screen shot, the name changed.

Then I noticed my router was identified as “Shenzhen Gongin...”. By the end of the inspection, the name changed to Broadcom.

I don’t think I possess any value to the Chinese but could not think of a better topic title..

Any explanation is appreciated.

Edited by BerDov, Yesterday, 04:13 PM.

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