Over $10 Million Spent on Dangerous China Tech Makes Massachusetts Data Vulnerable

On May 24 Microsoft warned that Chinese state-sponsored hackers compromised critical cyber infrastructure in government and communications organizations. Similar threats are posed by restricted Chinese technology purchased by many U.S. states, including Massachusetts that spent over $10 million, making its data and infrastructure vulnerable to Chinese infiltration.  China Tech Threat’s (CTT) recent research reveals between 2015 and 2023, Massachusetts spent $10,226,739 on dangerous technology by Lenovo, a manufacturer already restricted by the U.S. military and intelligence agencies due to its connection to the Chinese government and military. Yet, as detailed in our fact sheet, this technology is still being deployed by the Bay State’s Judiciary, State Ethics Commission, and Executive Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security, among others.  The… Read More