A better reason to avoid Huawei routers: Code from the ’90s

By | October 16, 2012

Source: Computerworld

In this article “Security researcher Felix “FX” Lindner has a more compelling reason to steer clear of routers from Huawei Technologies than fears about its ownership.

While the company blasted for its opaque relationship with China’s government in a U.S. intelligence report released Monday, a bigger worry for some is what’s inside its routers.

“The code quality is pretty much from the ’90s,” said Lindner, who has analyzed the software inside Huawei’s home and enterprise routers, and runs Recurity Labs, a security consultancy, in Berlin.”

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