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Top US cyber official says TikTok represents 'strategic' challenge

The head of the US National Security Agency's cybersecurity directorate on Monday said TikTok represents a ‘strategic issue’ rather than an immediate ‘tactical’ threat to the United States

'Why would you bring the Trojan horse inside the fortress?, Joyce said (AP)Premium
'Why would you bring the Trojan horse inside the fortress?, Joyce said (AP)

RUTHERFORD (CALIFORNIA) : The head of the U.S. National Security Agency's cybersecurity directorate on Monday said TikTok represents a "strategic issue" rather than an immediate "tactical" threat to the United States.

Speaking at a policy conference in Northern California, Rob Joyce, director of cybersecurity for the spy agency, reiterated the agency's earlier position that the Chinese-owned social networking app is akin to a "loaded gun" that the Chinese government could use to influence what information Americans see.

"Why would you bring the Trojan horse inside the fortress?" Joyce said at the conference.

 

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Published: 28 Mar 2023, 02:56 AM IST
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