US claims Huawei has backdoor access to mobile networks

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US claims Huawei has backdoor access to mobile networks

US officials claim they have evidence that Huawei maintains backdoor access to telecom networks that use its equipment around the world.

Speaking with the Wall Street Journal, national security adviser Robert O’Brien said the company can access private information on these networks.

“We have evidence that Huawei has the capability secretly to access sensitive and personal information in systems it maintains and sells around the world,” said O’Brien.
 

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Well that's exactly why they are against Huawei. It's one thing for the NSA to spy on everyone, it's another thing for the Chinese to spy on Americans.
so essentially whats the difference?
one goes into the "deep state" and another goes into the CCP
 

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“We have evidence that Huawei has the capability secretly to access sensitive and personal information in systems it maintains and sells around the world,” said O’Brien.
Is this a template by Mr O'Brien, consider the following...

“We have evidence that Google has the capability secretly to access sensitive and personal information in systems it maintains and sells around the world,”

So, why are they not banning Google, could they be the prime, information and surveillance, supplier to the various three letter US organizations.

Edit : You can replace Google with any American tech company, just used then as an example.
 
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lol... most US carriers were still using 1G Open Analog Cellular networks well through the nineties and some even into the 2000's. Anybody could listen in with a radio or walkie talkie nearby. It was hilarious. I remember sitting in a car opposite the airport in Greenville SC and listening on a scanner to all the conversations going on...
 

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@LazyLion was that when you were a spy in training for the CIA?
are you really allowed to reveal such things? :p
 

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@LazyLion was that when you were a spy in training for the CIA?
are you really allowed to reveal such things? :p
Yep, was at the secret training base they have underneath DisneyWorld.
Was eventually replaced by an agent named Sydney Bristow.
 

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Bloody hell, if they have evidence then show it instead of constantly telling the world they do but never show any of it.
 

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Bloody hell, if they have evidence then show it instead of constantly telling the world they do but never show any of it.
They cannot show the evidence cos like 911, the evidence is all classified. They can only throw around accusations and pressure other countries to accept it as the gospel truth.
 

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This is not a hard leap.


Posted about this not too long ago and it received very little interest. Meanwhile, corporates are making moves to rip out Huawei and other Chinese products from their networks.
 

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Oh ffs they should just shut up already and stop trying to play world police.
 

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This is not a hard leap.


Posted about this not too long ago and it received very little interest. Meanwhile, corporates are making moves to rip out Huawei and other Chinese products from their networks.
If I remember correctly the reason why it has received so little notice is because all the US companies mentioned has vehemently denied anything of the sort?
 

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If I remember correctly the reason why it has received so little notice is because all the US companies mentioned has vehemently denied anything of the sort?
Do you really think any corporate will admit to having massive security holes in their platforms?

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You don't have to believe me or this article. I worked with a global telco and heard it from top management mouths they are ripping out certain hardware. There is even some reporting on it which weirdly has not been sensationalist.
 

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show the world how and we can all see. then nobody will buy their products.

rich coming from the people spying on everyone
 

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I trust the US over China, any day of the week.
U.S. has continually been caught spying on its citizens with hidden backdoors. Just like they keep warning about WMDs yet is the only country to have ever used not one but two.
 
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