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In about-face, UK bans Huawei from 5G networks

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

Starting in January 2021, U.K. telecommunications operators will be barred from buying Huawei technology.

Federal agencies recommend blocking Hong Kong-US undersea cable over national security concerns

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Concerns about the cable have grown along with Beijing's influence over Hong Kong.

Shoddy US government review of Chinese telcos endangered national security, Senate panel finds

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

The U.S. government’s process for reviewing cybersecurity risks of Chinese telecommunications companies operating in the U.S. has “endangered our national security,” a bipartisan Senate review found.

Coronavirus conspiracy theorists threaten 5G cell towers, DHS memo warns

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Multiple incidents in the U.S. have caught authorities’ attention.

'Greenbug' hacking group hits three telecom firms in Pakistan

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Telecom firms offer spies a treasure trove of targets, and hackers tied to Tehran have been busy.

Federal agencies recommend U.S. bar China Telecom over cybersecurity concerns

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

It's the latest U.S. government effort to turn the screws on Chinese telecommunications firms over national security concerns.

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