Blog Posts Tagged with "Huawei"

68b48711426f3b082ab24e5746a66b36

Never Attribute to Malice, But Always Verify

November 15, 2012 Added by:Fergal Glynn

FX did find hardcoded local bootloader passwords. These would require physical access and are the types of hardcoded passwords commonly found in networking gear and appliances. Yes a vulnerability but not likely nefarious...

Comments  (0)

E11e506024f5d2b70f037b9af4734f33

National Security and Chinese Telecommunications Companies

October 14, 2012 Added by:Stefano Mele

Unfair trade practices of the Chinese telecommunications sector should be investigated by committees of jurisdiction in U.S. Congress and enforcement agencies in the Executive Branch. Particular attention should be paid to China’s continued financial support of key companies...

Comments  (0)

7fef78c47060974e0b8392e305f0daf0

Huawei and Cyber Espionage: A Question of Trust But Verify

August 06, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

We, the US, have unfortunately set ourselves up in a “pay less” mindset that has ha the military buying cheap hardware for missile systems that in the end, failed to launch. Do you want to have the same happen to your router or other hardware that your company relies on? Never mind the whole espionage thing...

Comments  (0)

69dafe8b58066478aea48f3d0f384820

China Has Backdoor Access to Eighty-Percent of Communications

July 16, 2012 Added by:Headlines

Former Pentagon analyst F. Michael Maloof warns that the Chinese government has backdoor access to as much as eighty-percent of the worlds telecom traffic, giving the regime access to sensitive communications made possible by equipment from two Chinese based telecom giants - Huawei Technologies and ZTE...

Comments  (0)

69dafe8b58066478aea48f3d0f384820

Huawei Boasts of Remote Data Interception Capabilities

June 19, 2012 Added by:Headlines

“Embedding these capabilities in any network means…(that) they can then intercept and control those networks... I am so worried about Chinese cyber warfare threats, their abilities to monitor and remotely shut down international communications networks, including critical infrastructure networks"...

Comments  (1)

94ae16c30d35ee7345f3235dfb11113c

Big Boy Politics: Rep. Frank Wolf Demonstrates

May 09, 2012 Added by:Joel Harding

Congressman Wolf, why don’t you establish a program, for the sake of national security, inspecting equipment originating from outside the US, looking for embedded malicious code and backdoors as well as inspecting software updates for that equipment for the same?

Comments  (0)

94ae16c30d35ee7345f3235dfb11113c

Real Questions about Huawei for US Rep. Frank Wolf

April 03, 2012 Added by:Joel Harding

The Congressman was obviously attempting to either persuade the US China Economic and Security Commission or reassure them about Huawei. He passionately made a one-sided statement but failed to provide any evidence aside from one news report in that day’s Washington Post...

Comments  (1)

94ae16c30d35ee7345f3235dfb11113c

Rep. Frank Wolf: What’s with You and Huawei?

March 28, 2012 Added by:Joel Harding

What are you saying, Mr. Congressman? Are you saying there are backdoors built into the equipment? Are you saying there is malicious code embedded in the software? Are you saying there is spyware hardwired into the chips?

Comments  (2)

03b2ceb73723f8b53cd533e4fba898ee

Huawei Symantec: Fear of Chinese Espionage Ends Venture

March 27, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

While I understand the defensive approach, I believe that such behavior could have serious repercussions on the global market. In terms of security, little will change by breaking strategic alliances. Cyber attacks will continue and will increase in frequency and efficiency...

Comments  (0)

296634767383f056e82787fcb3b94864

The Real Reason Symantec Sold its Interest in Huawei Symantec

March 27, 2012 Added by:Jeffrey Carr

While the joint venture may be over, remember a lot of Huawei equipment has already been sold to the U.S. government including DOD and NASA through channel partners like MPAK and Dell Force 10 Networks. To make matters worse, no one is testing for backdoors in firmware updates...

Comments  (0)

296634767383f056e82787fcb3b94864

USCC Report on China Misses the Boat on Cyber Espionage

March 13, 2012 Added by:Jeffrey Carr

The report did a good job exploring part of the Supply Chain problem with with chip development. It didn't cover the more common problem of U.S. companies who out-source development work to Chinese firms or companies like Dell who do their manufacturing and R&D in China...

Comments  (1)

69dafe8b58066478aea48f3d0f384820

Intelligence Committee Continues Probe into Chinese Telecoms

February 17, 2012 Added by:Headlines

Chairman Rogers initiated the probe last fall after a preliminary inquiry into Chinese espionage operations determined the need for further investigation into threats aimed at the U.S. technology supply chain, critical infrastructure, and proprietary information...

Comments  (0)

296634767383f056e82787fcb3b94864

Symantec Still Selling Huawei Equipment to the DoD

December 19, 2011 Added by:Jeffrey Carr

"In a letter to partners, North America channel chief Randy Cochran says the contract manufacturing relationship between Symantec and Huawei will remain unaffected, as will Symantec’s commitment to marketing and developing appliance-based solutions..."

Comments  (3)

69dafe8b58066478aea48f3d0f384820

U.S. Military Chief Warns of Economic Cyber Threat

December 01, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"We lose enormous intellectual property rights. We're under constant attack every day. And it's going to take a whole government approach," said General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff...

Comments  (1)

69dafe8b58066478aea48f3d0f384820

Espionage: Protecting American Innovation in Cyberspace

November 23, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"The Chinese are aggressively hacking into our nation’s networks, threatening our critical infrastructure and stealing secrets worth millions of dollars in intellectual property... This jeopardizes our national security and hurts U.S. competitiveness in the world market..."

Comments  (0)

94ae16c30d35ee7345f3235dfb11113c

China: What Evil Lurks Within?

September 06, 2011 Added by:Joel Harding

Eli Lake of the Washington Post is again using our fear of the unknown against us. In his article, he brings up Huawei's attempts to operate as, well, a business. Huawei is accused, as a high tech telecommunications company, of attempting to get equipment onto the US 4G cell network...

Comments  (1)