Tag: International / National Security

U.S. companies can work with Huawei on 5G, other standards: Commerce Department

(Reuters) – The United States on Monday confirmed a Reuters report that it will amend its prohibitions on U.S. companies doing business with China’s Huawei...

Huawei CFO raises new argument to fight U.S. extradition in Canada court

VANCOUVER/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is raising a new argument in a Canadian court in a bid to fight extradition...

Exclusive: U.S. companies can work with Huawei on 5G standards – Commerce Department

(Reuters) – The United States on Monday confirmed a Reuters report that it will amend its prohibitions on U.S. companies doing business with China’s Huawei...

Canada spy agency warned of ‘shock waves’ from arrest of Huawei founder’s daughter

FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her home to attend a court hearing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada May 27, 2020....

Twitter takes down Beijing-backed influence operation pushing coronavirus messages

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter (TWTR.N) on Thursday said it removed more than 170,000 accounts tied to a Beijing-backed influence operation that deceptively spread messages...

Twitter suspends Chinese operation pushing pro-Beijing coronavirus messages

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter (TWTR.N) on Thursday said it was removing hundreds of thousands of accounts tied to a Beijing-backed influence operation that deceptively...

Congress seeks answers on Juniper Networks breach amid encryption fight

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A group of U.S. lawmakers preparing to fight a legislative attack on encrypted communications is trying to establish what happened when...

NATO chief says on Huawei: UK review of 5G security is important

LONDON (Reuters) – The head of the NATO military alliance said on Wednesday that the West could not ignore the rise of China and so...

German government backs ‘electronics you can trust’

FILE PHOTO: German Minister of Education and Research Anja Karliczek attends a news conference on the 2020 report of the expert commission on research and...

U.S. failed to properly oversee Chinese telecom carriers: Senate panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Senate report released Tuesday says the U.S. government failed to properly oversee Chinese-owned telecommunications companies for nearly two decades. FILE...

Chinese telecom firms urge FCC not to revoke ability to operate in U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. units of China Telecom Corp’s (0728.HK) and China Unicom (0762.HK) urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) not to revoke the...

Israel’s NSO showcases drone tech, pushes to counter rights abuse allegations

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israel’s NSO Group showcased a new anti-drone defence on Monday, giving the public a rare look at its technology as it...

Facebook limits spread of ‘Boogaloo’ groups amid protests

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc is making it harder to find user groups associated with the term “Boogaloo,” which refers to a potential U.S....

Facebook to apply state media labels on Russian, Chinese outlets

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) will start labeling Russian, Chinese and other state-controlled media organizations, and later this summer will block any ads...

Singapore plans wearable virus-tracing device for all

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore plans to give a wearable device that will identify people who had interacted with carriers of coronavirus to each of its...

Chinese and Iranian hackers targeted Biden and Trump campaigns, Google says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – State-backed hackers from China have targeted staffers working on the U.S. presidential campaign of Democrat Joe Biden, a senior Google security official...

Canada’s Huawei extradition ruling could unleash more Chinese backlash

OTTAWA (Reuters) – A Canadian court ruling that could permit the extradition of a senior Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] executive to the United States...

Exclusive: Zoom plans to roll out strong encryption for paying customers

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Video conferencing provider Zoom (ZM.O) plans to strengthen encryption of video calls hosted by paying clients and institutions such as schools,...

Exclusive: Zoom plans to roll out strong encryption for paying customers only

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Zoom (ZM.O), the video conferencing provider whose business has boomed with the COVID-19 pandemic, plans to strengthen encryption on video calls...

Huawei CFO Meng loses key court fight against extradition to United States

VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was dealt a setback by a Canadian court on Wednesday as she tries to...

China’s coronavirus campaign offers glimpse into surveillance system

BEIJING (Reuters) – The coronavirus outbreak in China has given unprecedented glimpses into how an extensive system of surveillance cameras works, as monitoring stations are...

Dozens of Chinese companies added to U.S. blacklist in latest Beijing rebuke

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Friday it would add 33 Chinese firms and institutions to an economic blacklist for helping Beijing spy...

U.S. agencies ask FCC to rescind Ligado spectrum decision

FILE PHOTO: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen in Washington February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of U.S....

U.S. adding 33 Chinese companies, institutions to economic blacklist

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Friday it would add 33 Chinese firms and institutions to an economic blacklist for helping Beijing spy...

U.S. regulators open door to possible tightening of Huawei chip curb

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. regulators are open to making changes to close what some see as a loophole in a new rule aimed at curbing...