Hunting Huawei’s Hidden Back Doors

Hunting Huawei’s Hidden Back Doors
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How do you find hundreds of vulnerabilities hidden in millions of lines of firmware code?

WASHINGTON: In a world where Chinese hackers already steal everything from F-35 schematics to federal personnel files, why should we really worry about Huawei? Because, cybersecurity experts explain, network routers, surveillance cameras, and other widely sold devices from Huawei, Dahua, and other Chinese firms are riddled with vulnerabilities — flaws that are easy for attackers to exploit but hard for defenders to find, because they're buried deep in what's known as firmware.

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