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Security Notice - Statement on Brute Forcing Encrypted Backup Data for Huawei Smartphones

  • Initial Release Date: Aug 09, 2019
  • Last Release Date: Aug 09, 2019

Huawei have noticed security researchers disclosed Huawei smartphone user backup information can be obtained by brute forcing the password for encrypting the backup. Huawei immediately launched a thorough investigation.

The investigation is still ongoing. Huawei PSIRT will keep updating the SN and will give the related views as soon as possible. Please stay tuned.



2019-08-09 V1.0 INITIAL


Huawei adheres to protecting the ultimate interests of users with best efforts and the principle of responsible disclosure and deal with product security issues through our response mechanism.

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To report a security vulnerability in Huawei products and solutions, please send it to PSIRT@huawei.com. For details, please visit http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/report-vulnerabilities.

Customers should contact Huawei TAC (Huawei Technical Assistance Center) to get necessary support for product security vulnerabilities. For TAC contact information, please refer to Huawei worldwide website at: http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/report-vulnerabilities.