A tech consultant and journalist specializing in server hardware says that some of the Bloomberg spy chip claims are completely implausible, while others are simply impossible.
spy chip Stories October 23
spy chip Stories October 22
Earlier today, Super Micro Computer told its customers that it would conduct further checks into Bloomberg’s Chinese spy chip story, despite a lack of evidence to support the claims.
Now, Super Micro CEO Charles Liang has joined Tim Cook in calling on Bloomberg to retract the story completely.
spy chip Stories October 11
The weight of evidence that Bloomberg’s spy chip claims were based on a misunderstanding continues to grow.
An NSA spokesperson has said that the story had people ‘chasing shadows’ and even with the ‘great access’ the organization has to secret information, it can still find no evidence to support Bloomberg’s claims …
spy chip Stories October 10
A bipartisan pair of senators have written to motherboard supplier Supermicro acknowledging that the company has denied the claim, but nonetheless seeking answers to eight questions …
spy chip Stories October 9
Bloomberg said that its sources were key to its decision to run the Chinese spy chip story, the site writing that ’17 people confirmed the manipulation of Supermicro’s hardware and other elements of the attacks.’
However, one of the named sources – a security researcher who seemingly backed the claims – has said that his comment was taken out of context, and he actually told the site that what it was describing to him “didn’t make sense” …