Tag: Huawei

China accuses U.S. of hypocrisy amid charges of economic espionage

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Chinese diplomats in Washington have accused the United States of hypocrisy after authorities in Beijing were charged with economic cyber-espionage earlier this week. Unresolved allegations that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) spied on a U.S. company’s Chinese competitor have resurfaced amid

Glenn Greenwald: how the NSA tampers with US-made internet routers

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For years, the US government loudly warned the world that Chinese routers and other internet devices pose a “threat” because they are built with backdoor surveillance functionality that gives the Chinese government the ability to spy on anyone using them.

How a Chinese Tech Firm Became the NSA’s Surveillance Nightmare

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The NSA’s global spy operation may seem unstoppable, but there’s at least one target that has proven to be a formidable obstacle: the Chinese communications technology firm Huawei, whose growth could threaten the agency’s much-publicized digital spying powers. An unfamiliar

U.S. Suspicions of China’s Huawei Based Partly on NSA’s Own Spy Tricks

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Fears of Chinese espionage based on "back doors" built into computer hardware have prompted the U.S. government to block China's technology giant Huawei from doing business on U.S. shores. Such suspicions may come in large part from the knowledge that

After Reports on N.S.A., China Urges End to Spying

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BEIJING — The Chinese government called on the United States on Monday to explain its actions and halt the practice of cyberespionage after news reports said that the National Security Agency had hacked its way into the computer systems of

NSA targeted Chinese telecoms giant Huawei

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The National Security Agency created “back doors” into networks maintained by the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei, according to a report released on Saturday. The report comes from a document provided by the former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and disclosed by