national security

GCHQ Boss: West Faces Tech ‘Moment Of Reckoning’

UK must invest in skills and ensure China does not take control of key technologies such as networking and quantum…

2 weeks ago

Dutch Report Flagged Huawei Monitoring Of KPN Concerns – Report

Report ten years ago from Capgemini reportedly warned that Huawei may be able to monitor calls made by KPN's 6.5…

3 weeks ago

US Hits Russia With Fresh Sanctions Over Solarwinds Hack, Expels Diplomats

President Joe Biden signs executive order and imposes more sanctions on Russia over SolarWinds hack, and expels Russian officials

4 weeks ago

US Blacklists Seven Chinese Supercomputing Entities

Entity list additions. US Commerce Department adds seven Chinese supercomputing entities to US blacklist, for working with Chinese military

1 month ago

Tesla Car Cameras Not Activated Outside North America

No spying. US electric car giant Tesla tells China that the cameras on its cars are not activated outside of…

1 month ago

FCC Moves Towards Banning Three Chinese Telecom Firms

US regulatory move by the FCC signals that the tough US stance against China under the Joe Biden administration is…

2 months ago

UK Reserves Nuclear Strike Response For ‘Emerging Technologies’ Attack

The UK Integrated Defence Review includes subtle change about when it may use nuclear weapons if attacked by 'emerging technologies'

2 months ago

US To Squeeze Chip Choke Points To Thwart China Ambitions

US national security commission recommends tightening up 'choke points' on chip manufacturing, to safeguard American interests

2 months ago

Biden To Consider Targeted Restrictions For China Over Tech

Biden administration to consider targeted restrictions of sensitive technology exports to China, and will not lift restrictions

3 months ago

President Biden Halts TikTok Sale To Oracle/Walmart

TikTok's purchase by Oracle and Walmart halted indefinitely, after President Biden orders review of Chinese national security threat

3 months ago

Nvidia Acquisition Of ARM Faces Competition Probe

UK competition regulator the CMA, launches investigation into the acquisition of British silicon designer ARM Holdings by Nvidia

4 months ago

Second Judge Blocks US Commerce Dept TikTok Restrictions

Good news for ByteDance, as second judge grants injunction against US Commerce Department restrictions what would have effectively banned TikTok…

5 months ago

Trump Administration Grants ByteDance TikTok Sale Extension

ByteDance granted seven day extension by Trump administration of TikTok sale order to new company including Oracle and Walmart

6 months ago

India Bans Another 43 Mobile Apps In China Confrontation

Fresh tranche of mobile apps (most of them Chinese) have been banned by the Indian government amid ongoing dispute with…

6 months ago

UK Telcos Face Large Fines For Using Huawei Kit

New security bill promises to fine big British telecom firms over £100,000 a day, if they continue using Huawei equipment

6 months ago

Swedish Regulator To Challenge Court Order On Huawei Ban

After Huawei wins court appeal against Swedish telecom watchdog's exclusion for 5G, the watchdog confirms it will challenge it

6 months ago

ByteDance Challenges Trump Over TikTok Ban

'Now Donald Trump has lost the US election, are we still going to be banned?' TikTok owner ByteDance asks in…

6 months ago

China Urges Sweden To Reconsider Its ‘Wrong’ Huawei Ban

Beijing spokesman warns of 'negative impact' for China-Sweden trade, after Swedish watchdog bans Huawei and ZTE 5G equipment

7 months ago

Sweden Excludes Huawei, ZTE For 5G Networks

Swedish regulator cites security reasons for banning 5G telecom equipment from Huawei and ZTE, ahead of spectrum auctions

7 months ago

MPs On Huawei: ‘Clear Evidence Of Collusion’ With Chinese State

Parliamentary inquiry found “clear evidence of collusion between Huawei and the Chinese state”, and wants all Huawei kit removed by…

7 months ago

Oversight Board Again Flags Huawei Security Concerns

British security officials have again raised concerns about Huawei equipment and said only 'limited assurance' could be given to long-term…

7 months ago

US Official Threatens TikTok Closure If Oracle Deal Is Not Closed

US Treasure Secretary warns TikTok will be shut down if Oracle deal is not closed, after reports China won't approve…

7 months ago

Judge Blocks TikTok US App Store Ban

US judge issues preliminary injunction barring order that would have made TikTok unavailable in the US, as administration seeks forced…

7 months ago

Huawei CEO: ‘Survival Is The Goal’

With US restrictions hurting its business and threatening its supply chain and tech inventory, Huawei says it is in survival…

8 months ago

White House Reviewing Oracle TikTok Deal

Trump administration says it is reviewing TikTok's 'technology partner' deal with Oracle, and its Trump supporter Larry Ellison

8 months ago

President Trump Warns No Extension To TikTok Sale Deadline

Sell up or shutdown. ByteDance's 15 September deadline to sell TikTok operation will not be extended, President Trump warns

8 months ago

Pacific Undersea Cable Drops Hong Kong, Amid National Security Concerns

Google and Facebook's Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) cable will not be activated in Hong Kong, after security law and…

8 months ago

Walmart Joins Microsoft In Bid For TikTok

American owner of ASDA supermarket joins forces with Microsoft in bidding to acquire the US and overseas operations of TikTok

9 months ago

French Operator Bouygues Confirms Huawei Antenna Removal

After France recently restricted Hauwei from 5G networks in the years ahead, Bouygues confirms removal of 3,000 antennas by 2028

9 months ago