‘Smoking gun’: Huawei staff linked to Chinese military agencies

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‘Smoking gun’: Huawei staff linked to Chinese military agencies

The leaked CVs of up to 25,000 employees are a treasure trove, says the professor who unearthed them

Robert Mendick

Huawei staff admitted to having worked with Chinese intelligence agencies in a “mass trove” of employment records leaked online.

Analysis of CVs of Huawei employees appear to show “far closer links” between the telecommunications company and military-backed cyber agencies than previously thought, a think tank claims.

The employment files suggest that some Huawei staff have also worked as agents within China’s ministry of state security; worked on joint projects with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army; were educated at China’s leading military academy; and have been employed by a military unit accused of a cyber attack on US corporations...

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