Huawei, ZTE: 4 Security Fears
Trojan equipment? Spy tool? Sloppy code? The information security debate rages on over these Chinese telecom equipment makers
Is Huawei and ZTE equipment safe to use?
After launching an investigation into the two leading Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturers in Nov. 2011, last week the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released its Investigative Report on the U.S. National Security Issues Posed by Chinese Telecommunications Companies Huawei and ZTE.
The report, which was based on both classified and unclassified materials, found that the two companies "cannot be trusted to be free of foreign state influence and thus pose a security threat to the United States and to our systems." As a result, it "strongly encouraged" U.S. businesses "to seek other vendors for their projects."...