Fri. Nov 16th, 2018

Amazon exec and Super Micro CEO call for retraction of spy chip story

Amazon exec and Super Micro CEO call for retraction of spy chip story

Today, executives from both Amazon and the server manufacturer, Super Micro, are calling for the retraction of a Bloomberg report published earlier this month. The report alleged that these chips were able to compromise the computer networks of as many as 30 companies, including networks belonging to Amazon.

Last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook called for Bloomberg to retract a report claiming that Chinese spies smuggled malicious microchips into a company server. In an unprecedented move, Cook sat down for an interview with BuzzFeed News last week in order to address the allegations proposed in the Bloomberg report. Cook said, “This did not happen. There’s no truth to this,” eventually calling for the publication to retract the story which he…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/22/18011138/china-spy-chip-amazon-apple-super-micro-ceo-retraction

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