Huawei will help build Britain’s 5G network, despite security concerns

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has signed off on letting Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei help build “non-core” parts of the country’s 5G infrastructure, including antennas and other network components, according to The Telegraph. The decision was made today by the National Security Read More …

Chinese hackers use phishing emails to target engineering, transport and defence companies

High-profile organisations in engineering, transportation and defence industries, particularly with links to the maritime sector, are being targeted by a state-backed Chinese hacking operation, according to security company researchers. The cyber-espionage campaign has been detailed by security company FireEye, which Read More …

US Senators fear Chinese-made metro rail cars could be used for surveillance

Four US Senators have sent a letter to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA or Metro) to persuade the agency into blocking a Chinese company from bidding on a contract to provide passenger rail cars for a new metro Read More …