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China's Huawei denies US compromised equipment security

Published on Jan 15, 2014 2:47 PM

BEIJING (AFP) - Chinese tech giant Huawei, which has long been dogged by security suspicions abroad, on Wednesday denied a report its telecommunications network equipment had been compromised by US spies.

There have been "no network incidents caused by security reasons", Huawei chief financial officer Cathy Meng told reporters.

Meng was asked specifically about a report late last month in the German magazine Der Spiegel that technology companies including Huawei had their products penetrated by the US National Security Agency (NSA).

"Those accusations are groundless and we do not agree with that," she said.

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