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US Warns Chinese Drones May Steal Data: Report

May 21, 2019

The Department of Homeland Security sent out an alert on Monday flagging drones built in China as a “potential risk to an organization’s information”, CNN reported.

The US government has “strong concerns about any technology product that takes American data into the territory of an authoritarian state that permits its intelligence services to have unfettered access to that data or otherwise abuses that access,” wrote CNN, quoting the DHS alert.US warns about data theft risk posed by Chinese drones

The warning comes as China’s tech sector attracts unprecedented scrutiny amid the bruising China-US trade war.

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