US intelligence agencies have warned to stop use of Huawei and ZTE products
Recently, six major US intelligence agencies includes CIA, NSA, FBI and other three have warned their citizens to stop use of Huawei and ZTE products. As you now Huawei and ZTE are Telecommunications equipment company that serve their product globally.
Well, this is not first time warning for their citizens by US Government intelligence agencies. The CNBC in it’s report said : The US intelligence community has long been cautious of Huawei. According to the politicians of US, it is effectively an arm of the Chinese government. So in year 2014, these chinese company bidding over US government contracts were banned that creating problems for consumer electronics of these companies. FBI Director Chris Wray said :
“We’re deeply concerned about the risks of allowing any company or entity that is beholden to foreign governments that don’t share our values to gain positions of power inside our telecommunications networks. That provides the capacity to exert pressure or control over our telecommunications infrastructure. It provides the capacity to maliciously modify or steal information. And it provides the capacity to conduct undetected espionage.”
Huawei CEO Richard Yu went off-script at the end of his CES keynote to share his disappointment at the missed opportunities – for consumers, carriers and Huawei alike – since the deals were reject as invalid.
Source : CNBC