White House review finds no proof of Huawei spying for China

Friday 19 October 2012 | 10:45 CET | News
There is no clear evidence that Huawei has spied for China, according to a White House ordered review, Reuters reported, citing people familiar with the investigation. The 18-month review of security risks posed by suppliers to US telecom companies did find other risks with relying on Huawei, such as the presence of vulnerabilities that hackers could exploit. The findings back the US congressional report which warned against allowing Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE to supply critical telecom infrastructure but not the claims that Huawei was caught spying for China. Some questions remain

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Categories: General
Companies: Huawei China / ZTE Belgium
Countries: China / United States
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