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NSA Infiltrates Servers Of China Telecom Giant Huawei: Report

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March 22, 2014 AT 1:36 PM
The New York Times reported on Saturday that the U.S. National Security Agency has infiltrated servers in the headquarters of Chinese telecommunications and internet giant Huawei Technologies, obtaining sensitive information and monitoring the communications of top executives. The newspaper said its report on the operation, code-named "Shotgiant," was based on NSA documents provided by Edward Snowden, the former agency contractor who since last year has leaked data revealing sweeping U.S. surveillance activities. One of the goals of the operation was to find any connections between Huawei and the Chinese People's Liberation Army, according to a 2010 document cited by the Times.