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FCC faces long road in stripping Chinese tech from US telecom networks

by Elias Groll, Christian Vasquez

Gear from Chinese companies is ubiquitous on U.S. networks even after order clamping down on firms like Huawei and ZTE.

Privacy bill strips FCC oversight of telecom data abuse, worrying consumer advocates

by Tonya Riley

The commission would no longer have the authority to enforce its privacy regulations for common carriers such as AT&T and Verizon.

Mixed results for Russia's aggressive Ukraine information war, experts say

by Suzanne Smalley

Russia want to control the internet in occupied Ukraine to feed the population disinformation — and to prevent Ukrainians from sharing video of Russian troops with Ukrainian soldiers, one expert said.

String of attacks on French telecom infrastructure preceded April attack on fiber optic cables

by Suzanne Smalley

American telecommunications infrastructure is vulnerable to attack and government is not doing enough to protect it, a top expert said.

Fed cyber officials detail Chinese state hackers using common exploits against telcos

by AJ Vicens

Hackers are able to use common exploits and open-source tools to obfuscate their activity, the agencies say.

How the French fiber optic cable attacks accentuate critical infrastructure vulnerabilities

by Suzanne Smalley

The apparent act of sabotage is being investigated as a criminal matter, including by the French internal intelligence service.