Huawei rotating chairman Guo Ping went on the offensive this week at the Mobile World Congress after pressure on US allies was put under pressure to drop the Chinese telecom giants over fears of national security to let. In an excited speech on the stage and in a Financial Times editorial, Guo boosts the page of Huawei by explicitly calling the NSA, which Edward Snowden had shown in the past during his presentation as a safer option for the company Rest of the world.
"If the NSA wants to change routers or switches to reject them, it's unlikely that a Chinese company will cooperate," Guo says in . FT citing a leaked NSA document stating that the agency wants to "make sure we know how to exploit these [Huawei] products." His position that "Huawei can not and will not plant backdoors there will never be. "
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4 said that the NSA could successfully retrieve the source code of various Huawei products as well as email messages from the founder Ren Zhengfei. "We currently have good access and so much data that we do not know what to do with it," says one document.