Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
What Huawei, ZTE Must Do To Regain Trust
Threaded  |  Newest First  |  Oldest First
vuil
50%
50%
vuil,
User Rank: Apprentice
10/17/2012 | 10:54:20 PM
re: What Huawei, ZTE Must Do To Regain Trust
When reading this article one can't help feeling soft violins should be playing in the background. Here's Claburn asking how a company that has ransacked and stolen ideas and intellectual property from the major network equipment houses (and even found guilty in a Chinese court) and Claburn wonders how they can be rehabilitated.

Well what about a less politically correct article saying we want nothing to do with Huawei and ZTE otherwise we are simply rewarding bad behavior.

There is still strong evidence that China is using network technology to spy on all and sundry both inside and outside China. Indeed there is evidence that there have been instances when China has rerouted network traffic for who knows what purpose.

Consider the following article:

http://www.nationaldefensemaga...

Come on Thomas, stop being so politically correct, grow some balls and state the reality as it is. You cannot trust these Chinese network companies.

ANON1255554460131
50%
50%
ANON1255554460131,
User Rank: Apprentice
10/19/2012 | 7:56:37 PM
re: What Huawei, ZTE Must Do To Regain Trust
Western countries have been known to initiate Cyber attack of other countries' facilities. China is using a lion share of US companies hardware and software (HP, Windows, INTEL, AMD,etc). On security grounds China could ban western hardware and software products. How many western companies do not have veterans working for them? Also which IT company has not been involved in intellectual properties (pattern) disputes?
MyW0r1d
50%
50%
MyW0r1d,
User Rank: Apprentice
10/22/2012 | 4:05:32 PM
re: What Huawei, ZTE Must Do To Regain Trust
Sounds like fodder to justify import/export negotiations or help american firms. Almost all the vendors (Chinese and Western alike) build in backdoors. Publicly the answer is for technical support of their product, but only the naive wouldn't suspect there is the possibility for it to be used for other purposes, repurposed for causes such as law enforcement (remember Govt requests for monitoring and backdoor access), or misused. Govts need to err on the side of caution and consider it as a fact that happens in a competitive, free enterprise economy not as a vague possibility and that China, with greater govt control of its industries, uses it to achieve their national objectives.


Edge-DRsplash-10-edge-articles
I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
The State of Cybersecurity Incident Response
In this report learn how enterprises are building their incident response teams and processes, how they research potential compromises, how they respond to new breaches, and what tools and processes they use to remediate problems and improve their cyber defenses for the future.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2021-34432
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-27
In Eclipse Mosquitto versions 2.07 and earlier, the server will crash if the client tries to send a PUBLISH packet with topic length = 0.
CVE-2021-20399
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-27
IBM Qradar SIEM 7.3.0 to 7.3.3 Patch 8 and 7.4.0 to 7.4.3 GA is vulnerable to an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources. IBM X-Force ID: 196073.
CVE-2021-20562
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-27
IBM Sterling B2B Integrator Standard Edition 5.2.0.0 through 5.2.6.5_3 and 6.1.0.0 through 6.1.0.2 vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclos...
CVE-2020-18428
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
tinyexr commit 0.9.5 was discovered to contain an array index error in the tinyexr::SaveEXR component, which can lead to a denial of service (DOS).
CVE-2020-18430
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
tinyexr 0.9.5 was discovered to contain an array index error in the tinyexr::DecodeEXRImage component, which can lead to a denial of service (DOS).