Huawei checks its supply chain for “CIA-controlled” companies


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The fracas between the US and some Chinese companies (notably Huawei) seems to be getting deeper. At some point, it appeared as though the ban is relaxing. However, there has not been any significant change. Recently, the US claimed that it has proof that Huawei include backdoors in its equipment for spying activities. As usual, the Chinese manufacturer has since denied the claim and asked the US government to stop using the media for rumor-mongering.

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In a twist of events, there are reports that the CIA controls a company (Crypto AG) which it uses to monitor global communications equipment makers. After the report went public, the Chinese manufacturer was quick to scan through its huge supply chain. Huawei PSIRT checked its cooperation data of all its suppliers for the first time. The company found that it has no cooperation with Crypto AG, CyOne Security AG, and Crypto International.

Huawei on the US allegations

According to the Chinese manufacturer, it is impossible to access the customer’s network without visibility from the customer. Also, Huawei said that it cannot bypass carriers’ access control and get data from its customers without being detected by all conventional firewalls or security systems. Huawei says that “the US accusation is just an attention-seeking method. It does not conform to any recognized logic in the field of network security…”

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7 Comments

  1. Eternalmaster Ofusmedia
    February 15, 2020

    It’s about time. But Crypto AG, CyOne Security AG, and Crypto International are not the only companies controlled by the CIA. In fact, most major American companies are controlled in some shape or form by the CIA and the American government.

  2. bob sherman
    February 16, 2020

    The eternal anglo projector always accusing others what they are guilty of

  3. Marc Jackson
    February 16, 2020

    Having worked on a major project where the ‘spooks’ arrived to make sure ‘meet their requirement’ in their nondescript cloths and their nondescript names. In Australia that is.

  4. 404 multicore
    February 16, 2020

    Trump is looking for ways to prolong his administration (delay the 4 years time out). NSA top level does not like the idea of expanding their monitoring business. Washington fears NSA has already too much control over private data. American companies tricked into returning “back home” cannot escape out of digged in trenches by the new Washington business group. The aggregated data invisible front marches all together to an undesirable direction. But there is no escape. And more data collection is planned in the near future. Apple is all sucked in. And its business is endangered by the new internet standards imposed from Washington. Huawei development is frustrating for Apple, NSA, Washington and alike countries which imported internet from America with no autonomus research. But Huawei is also decreasing the chances of undesirable evolutions around NSA monopoly. By avoiding the open and exhibit development into a criminal gang gravitational center. All together determine everyone react according to their level of perception. And according to their minimal interests. Like Trump, for example….

  5. 404 multicore
    February 16, 2020

    with Coronavirus someone has over reacted (because of missing important data)

  6. 404 multicore
    February 16, 2020

    but also US forces and agencies deployed here and there, being enraged by the idiotical Trump administration staff, have had the occasion to over react right before Trump made it exhibit and public the ban of Huawei.

  7. What a Joke
    February 16, 2020

    The whole Trump administration is thuggish and lunatic. They lies, lies and lies … Nothing out of Washington has any credibility …