ZDNet’s Jason Cipriani and Jason Perlow talk with Karen Roby about how the security and trade brouhaha impacts everything from the future of regional carriers and the bottom lines of tech giants to 5G’s prospects and consumer’s pocketbooks. Read more: https://zd.net/2WzVRbq
On the heel of news that suspected Chinese state-sponsored hackers broke into telecom giants through IBM and HPE, researchers have revealed that over half the equipment from China’s telecoms giant, Huawei, has “at least one potential backdoor”.
Researchers from IoT security firm Finite State have given a scathing assessment of the state of security in Huawei’s networking device firmware, arguing “there is substantial evidence that zero-day vulnerabilities based on memory corruptions are abundant in Huawei firmware”.
“In summary, if you include known, remote-access vulnerabilities along with possible backdoors, Huawei devices appear to be at high risk of potential compromise,” the firm wrote in a new…