06 Mar 2019

Huawei Opens Brussels Security Lab in Bid to Reassure EU

Huawei has inaugurated its Cyber Security Transparency Centre in Brussels, the political capital of the European Union. The move is seen as an attempt by the Chinese tech firm to convince European governments not to boycott its 5G mobile communications technology, which the US government has done over cyberespionage fears.

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05 Mar 2019

China Has Accused Two Detained Canadians of Stealing State Secrets

China aims to charge two Canadian citizens with theft of state secrets. The Canadians were detained on December 10 of last year, in what analysts considered to be a direct response to the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei, in Vancouver earlier that month. The

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04 Mar 2019

Huawei Said to Be Preparing to Sue the U.S. Government

According to anonymous sources, Huawei is planning to file a lawsuit against the US government over its ban on the use of Huawei telecommunications products in government agencies. The ban is a result of US fears that Huawei might provide the Chinese government with access to its data and systems,

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28 Feb 2019

Huawei: ‘U.S. Fears We Will Stop NSA Spying — This Has Nothing To Do With China’

On Tuesday, Chinese tech giant Huawei devoted part of its keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress, held in Barcelona, to launch what seems like a carefully crafted campaign to portray the US government as an untrustworthy cyber espionage force. The effort is a response to the US government’s boycott

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26 Feb 2019

Key senators say administration should ban Huawei tech in US electric grid

A coalition of 11 powerful US senators, including the top Republican and Democratic members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is urging the US government to ban Huawei technology from the US electric grid. The Senators on Monday sent a letter to Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in which

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19 Feb 2019

UK spies think they can handle Huawei in 5G networks. The US doesn’t agree

The UK National Cyber Security Centre has determined that the risks involved in the use of Huawei technology for 5G wireless networks can be mitigated. The conclusion by the intelligence agency is bound to frustrate the US government that has accused the Chinese tech giant of cyber espionage and has been calling upon

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19 Feb 2019

Huawei regularly tried to steal Apple trade secrets: Report

According to a new report by The Information, Chinese tech giant Huawei has employed various tactics to steal confidential information regarding Apple products and their parts. The Chinese firm tried to get information from Apple suppliers and even from assembly line workers in Foxconn factories where Apple products are produced. While Huawei

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12 Feb 2019

US government warns allies about Huawei again

The US government has once again warned some of its allies in Europe not to use Huawei technology. During a visit to Hungary, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that his governments wants to point out the risks of using Huawei equipment, and stated that if governments collocate Huawei equipment near key American

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29 Jan 2019

Huawei denies allegations contained in US Department of Justice indictments

The U.S. has indicted Huawei and the company’s CFO Meng Wanzhou, a pair of unsealed documents shows. One of the indictments charges Huawai with conspiracy to steal intellectual property belonging to T-Mobile and of obstructing justice in that case. The second indictment holds that Huawei and its CFO violated US sanctions

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12 Jul 2018

China probably knew about Spectre and Meltdown bugs before the U.S.

A Senate Commerce Committee hearing recently detailed a troubling reality of the information sharing “supply chain” in hardware and software vulnerabilities: the Chinese government is better positioned than the U.S. to hear about flaws and vulnerabilities. The hearing described how chipmakers working to repair the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities in

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