‘No Secret Chinese Spy Chips Hidden In Supermicro Servers’


Oct 11, 2018 - In an article published by Bloomberg last week, it was alleged that Supermicro (supermicro.com) servers sold to certain customers contained Chinese grain-of-rice-sized spying chips on its motherboards in 2015. Now, US Homeland Security officials as well as UK spymasters and others have supported denials that Chinese agents were able to smuggle small secret spy chips into Supermicro servers.

In the article Bloomberg stated that Chinese secret agents installed tiny chips the size of a grain of rice on server motherboards built by US-based Supermicro, which were used by companies across the U.S. tech industry including Amazon and Apple.

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