Kaspersky, China Telecom, China Mobile named ‘threats to US national security’

The United Stations Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has labelled Kaspersky, China Mobile, and China Telecom as threats to national security.

The three companies join Huawei, ZTE, Chinese radio-comms vendor Hytera, and Chinese video surveillance systems vendors Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company and Dahua Technology Company.

Kaspersky is the first non-Chinese company to be added to the FCC’s list, but the agency did not tie its decision to Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine.

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Source: The Register