Government have already launched an Investigation after a media report stated that Huawei hacked a BSNL Mobile base station controller.
“An incident about the alleged hacking of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) network by M/S Huawei … has come to notice,” Killi Kruparani, junior minister for communications and information technology, said in a written reply to a question from a member of parliament.
we don’t have any details of the allegation right now, said a senior spokesperson from Communications and information technology ministry said.
Huawei India denies any allegation of hacking BSNL, “we will work closely with customers and governments in India to address any network security issue that may arise in technical and business operations,” Huawei Spokesperson said to reuters.
Chinese Companies including “Huawei” and “ZTE” have history of facing hacking allegations from different Countries.
In 2010 India blocked the import of Chinese telecom equipment’s over suspicion that there may be some technologies embedded to spy over Government Official’s communication. the ban was soon removed after Chinese makers agreed to new rules of proper checking of Equipment.
A Senior Government official from India said that Investigation is going on over the allegation made by a media group that Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company Huawei allegedly hacked into state-run telecommunication Carrier BSNL.