Skip to comments.U.S. nuclear lab removes Chinese tech over security fears
Posted on 01/07/2013 5:19:34 AM PST by Olog-hai
A leading U.S. nuclear weapons laboratory recently discovered its computer systems contained some Chinese-made network switches and replaced at least two components because of national security concerns, a document shows.
A letter from the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, dated November 5, 2012, states that the research facility had installed devices made by H3C Technologies Co, based in Hangzhou, China, according to a copy seen by Reuters. H3C began as a joint venture between Chinas Huawei Technologies Co and 3Com Corp, a U.S. tech firm, and was once called Huawei-3Com. Hewlett Packard Co acquired the firm in 2010.
The discovery raises questions about procurement practices by U.S. departments responsible for national security. The U.S. government and Congress have raised concerns about Huawei and its alleged ties to the Chinese military and government. The company, the worlds second-largest telecommunications equipment maker, denies its products pose any security risk or that the Chinese military influences its business.
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I wonder if what they got has already made it to Iran.
Finally some common sense. The PLA has been reading our mail for a decade or better and no one seems to care, least of all the security “experts”. But I am forced to wonder where they sourced network hardware that isn’t ChiCom made.
They use “my” Infiniband. Not Chicomm.
That’s the 000bama re-election theme verse.
Good to know it.