Huawei’s dream of becoming a leader in 5G networks remains on hold as new study found many of its employees had prior links to Chinese intelligence and worked in projects eavesdropping on citizens or scooping up valuable data.
Privacy concerns over AI and mobile apps are rising in China as their data protection standards and respect for personal privacy appear to be lower than in the West.
China recently passed an encryption law to regulate encryption in public and private sectors, and also set forth guidelines for how cryptography should be used to help safeguard national security.
New report shows Chinese hackers engaging in cyber espionage by stealing SMS messages and phone records to track and monitor top diplomats and foreign leaders.
FBI's testimony suggests that the Chinese cyber threat to national security is becoming much more sophisticated in the realm of cyber espionage including abuse of the “Thousand Talents” program.
After one year of reviewing data collection practices on smartphone apps, the Chinese government imposed new regulations on 41 apps that were found to be out of compliance.
China released new rules on data collection of personal information to prevent app developers from sharing user data without permission and collecting data not required for the functioning of app.
Senators in the United States sponsored several bills that would pump over $1 billion in the development of 5G equipment to compete with China in the 5G race, now viewed as the new frontier in strategic domination.
The Chinese embassy in France indicated that discriminating against Huawei by selecting 5G network equipment based on the country of origin was blatant discrimination and industrial protectionism and hinted of possible retaliation.
U.S. officials claimed that Huawei can gain backdoor access by exploiting the same equipment network operators were required to install for use by law enforcement agencies.