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N.S.A. Breached Chinese Servers Seen As Security Threat

People walk by a building on the Huawei campus in the Chinese city of Shenzhen on April 7, 2013. Chinese tech giant Huawei sa
People walk by a building on the Huawei campus in the Chinese city of Shenzhen on April 7, 2013. Chinese tech giant Huawei said on April 8 that it hoped to 'solve the challenges and problems' it has in the United States after Washington labelled it a security threat last year. AFP PHOTO / AARON TAM (Photo credit should read aaron tam/AFP/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON — American officials have long considered Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications giant, a security threat, blocking it from business deals in the United States for fear that the company would create “back doors” in its equipment that could allow the Chinese military or Beijing-backed hackers to steal corporate and government secrets.

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