Apple & Amazon refute Bloomberg report of tiny Chinese spy chips in their servers

A new report claims tiny chips attached to Chinese-made motherboards have been used to spy on American companies, including the likes of Apple and Amazon. To say both companies strongly disagree would be an understatement. The report, published by Bloomberg Businessweek, alleges that groups affiliated with the Chinese government infiltrated factories supplying startup Supericro in order to attach the chips to the motherboards. Bloomberg‘s report cites multiple sources from both companies, as well as national security officials who were informed of the chips’ existence. These chips would allow potential hackers to create “a stealth doorway into any network that included the altered…

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