"The Intellipedia page also stated that, beginning in 2002, France’s intelligence agency, #DGSE
, “delivered #computers
equipment to #Senegal
’s security services and by 2004 could access all the information processed by these systems, according to a cooperative source with indirect access.”"
The danger of China compromising hardware supply chains is very real, judging from classified intelligence documents, even if a Bloomberg story on the matter is highly disputed.theintercept.com