Huawei can 'covertly access' mobile phone networks worldwide via secret 'back doors', claim US officials

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Huawei denies claims that secret 'back doors have been built-in to Huawei mobile hardware for more than a decade

Huawei mobile networking hardware contains back doors, supposedly for use by law enforcement, which also enables surreptitious access to networks worldwide by Chinese authorities. Furthermore, s...

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