(London Independent) Chinese tech giant Huawei reportedly has a hidden “backdoor” into the network of an unnamed but major Dutch telecoms firm, allowing it to access customer data.

Dutch intelligence agency AIVD was looking into whether the situation had enabled spying by the Chinese government, Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant said, citing unidentified intelligence sources.

Huawei said it was “surprised” by the report and declined to comment on its core allegations because they came from anonymous sources.

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