GCHQ discovered 'nationally significant' vulnerability in Huawei equipment The issue in Huawei's equipment was initially withheld from the Chinese company and not reported due to security concerns.

The issue in Huawei's equipment was initially withheld from the Chinese company and not reported due to security concerns.

Cyber security analysts tasked with investigating Huawei equipment used in the UK's telecommunications networks discovered a "nationally significant" vulnerability last year.

Investigators at the UK's Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre (HCSEC) found an issue so severe that it was withheld from the company, according to an oversight report published on Thursday.

Vulnerabilities are usually software design failures which could allow hostile actors (in particular the Chinese...
source: The Sky News

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