October 4th, 2014
10:35 AM ET

Hong Kong Protestors Hacked Through App

Protestors in Hong Kong have been relying on the smartphone app "FireChat" to communicate without government censorship.

But some users reported that they have recently been receiving some suspicious messages. The texts ask for specific information about upcoming protests as well as personal identity information.

"New Day Weekend" spoke with CNN digital analyst Brett Larson.

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