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Dutch security service investigating backdoor in Huawei network equipment - report

Thursday 16 May 2019 | 11:20 CET | News
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The Dutch national security service AIVD is investigating possible Chinese state spying via a backdoor in Huawei network infrastructure used by a Dutch operator, De Volkskrant reported. The backdoor reportedly gives Huawei access to customer data at one of the three big operators. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Huawei / KPN / Tele2 / T-Mobile Netherlands / VodafoneZiggo
Countries: Netherlands
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