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Old 05-10-18, 00:21
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A report from BBC News Technology:

'China spy attack hits Apple and Amazon' - BBC News
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Apple and Amazon are among US companies and agencies who have had data stolen by Chinese spies, claims Bloomberg.

The data had been siphoned off via tiny chips inserted on server circuit boards made by a company called Super Micro Computer, reported the news agency.

The servers had been compromised during manufacturing and the chips activated once they were up and running, it said.
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Old 05-10-18, 20:37
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A report from Graham Cluley:

China accused of sabotaging thousands of servers at major US companies with tiny microchips hidden on motherboards
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There’s an old saying, “the truth will out.”

It might take time, but the facts of a situation will eventually be discovered.
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Both Apple and Amazon deny China hack claims according to this report from BBC News Technology:

Apple and Amazon deny China hack claims - BBC News
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A report alleging that Apple and Amazon had data stolen by Chinese spies has been strongly disputed by both tech firms.

Apple and Amazon have both responded publicly to claims made by Bloomberg Businessweek which described the cyber-attack.

"There is no truth to these claims," said Apple's statement.
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This article is from ZDNet:

DHS and GCHQ join Amazon and Apple in denying Bloomberg chip hack story | ZDNet
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US and UK officials stand by Amazon and Apple's statements regarding Bloomberg chip hack story.

Both US and UK intelligence officials have put out statements over the weekend in support of Amazon, Apple, and Supermicro in regards to recent allegations made by Bloomberg in an article published last week.
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From Graham Cluley:

Department of Homeland Security and GCHQ back Apple and Amazon's denials they were hacked by China
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An article from The Register:

Chinese Super Micro 'spy chip' story gets even more strange as everyone doubles down • The Register
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Bloomberg puts out related story while security experts cast doubt on research and quotes
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More on this story from BBC News Technology:

Apple's Tim Cook calls for Chinese chip story retraction - BBC News
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Apple chief executive Tim Cook has called for the retraction of a story alleging Chinese infiltration in its and other major firms' infrastructure.

Bloomberg’s Businessweek published a story which said malicious chips were built into servers that had been manufactured in China.
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