‘China spy attack hits Apple and Amazon’ – BBC News

A tiny chip added to server circuit boards helped Chinese spies steal corporate data, Bloomberg says.

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.

Apple, Amazon and Super Micro have rejected Bloomberg’s claims, calling them “untrue”

Source: ‘China spy attack hits Apple and Amazon’ – BBC News

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