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Security experts caution Canada about Huawei


VANCOUVER - Cybersecurity experts are warning Canada not to work with Huawei in light of new Australian report that claims the Chinese telecom firm hacked a foreign network and shared the information with Beijing.A Toronto Star report quotes Christopher Parsons, a cybersecurity expert with Citizen Lab in the Munk School at the University of Toronto, as saying that Canada should heed the concerns expressed by allied countries like the U.S. and Australia about the company being a high-risk security threat.“Taking their counsel very seriously is an appropriate decision,” said Parsons, in the report.Noting that Huawei is able to produce equipment...