Huawei employees reportedly caught helping African governments spy on opposition

Huawei spying

Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place.

The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees helped governments in African keep tabs on political opposition using cell data to spy on their movements. Reportedly, those Huawei technicians also helped the governments track social media accounts and intercept encrypted communications.

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Huawei employees reportedly caught helping African governments spy on opposition originally appeared on BGR.com on Wed, 14 Aug 2019 at 22:05:51 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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