FCC Adds Kaspersky and Chinese Telecom Firms to National Security Threat List

Ravie Lakshmanan reports:

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday moved to add Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab to the “Covered List” of companies that pose an “unacceptable risk to the national security” of the country.

The development marks the first time a Russian entity has been added to the list that’s been otherwise dominated by Chinese telecommunications firms. Also added alongside Kaspersky were China Telecom (Americas) Corp and China Mobile International USA.

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