The US has banned Chinese-made drones that may have been used by US service members in Syria, according to a report.

“Cease all use, uninstall all DJI applications, remove all batteries/storage media from devices, and secure equipment for follow on direction,” reads the memo from Lt Gen Joseph H Anderson, the army’s deputy chief of staff for plans and operations. The said memo was obtained by the publication Defense One, which added, it was also confirmed by two army officials.

The publication said the army document cited “increased awareness of cyber vulnerabilities associated with DJI products.”

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