U.S. government claims Huawei has compromised law requirement back doors in phone networks

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The fight between Huawei and the U.S. government over spying charges does not indicate stopping. A month ago, the Department of Commerce endeavored to place more trade limits on Huawei, and now the government is claiming Huawei has back doors in different cell networks over the world.

Per a report from The Wall Street Journal, U.S. authorities are cautioning that Huawei can covertly access cell phone networks worldwide using indirect accesses intended for use by law enforcement, and has had this capacity for over 10 years. U.S. authorities reportedly kept the data classified until before the end of last year, when details were presented to the United Kingdom, Germany, and other unified nations.

Huawei denied the allegations, as it has precluded every past report from securing spying. “We emphatically reject these latest allegations. Again, groundless accusations are being repeated without providing any kind of concrete evidence,” the organization said in a statement to The Wall Street Journal.

The U.S. government could take this as a lesson that making back doors in communications and encryption for law enforcement can prompt unintended security blemishes.

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