EU Hints at Huawei Risk in 5G Security Assessment

The European Union hinted strongly it viewed Chinese tech group Huawei as a security risk to its roll-out of 5G networks in a report released Wednesday.

The bloc-wide assessment of cybersecurity for 5G networks also stressed that "threats posed by states or state-backed actors are perceived to be of highest relevance".

Even though the report went out of its way to not name Huawei or China, its language left no doubt that they were the ones talked about.

The EU commissioner for security union, Julian King, told reporters that the evidence-based assessment was ..