Backdoors found in Huawei networking equipment


In 2012, a U.S. Congressional committee called Huawei and ZTE national security threats, and things have gone downhill ever since. The U.S. has warned its allies not to allow Huawei networking equipment to be used to build out 5G networks. So far countries like the U.S., Australia, Japan, and New Zealand have banned carriers from sourcing Huawei gear. Why? Because the laws in China allow the ruling communist government to demand that tech firms gather intelligence on its behalf. Despite denials from Huawei executives and its founder, the U.S. believes that the company’s phones and equipment …

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