DHS and GCHQ join Amazon and Apple in denying 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.

On Thursday, Bloomberg reporters claimed that Chinese intelligence had secretly implanted spy chips inside motherboards used for Supermicro servers that eventually made their way inside the IT infrastructure of Apple, Amazon, and 30 other companies, but also inside the networks of US and UK governments.

The report shocked the public and cut Supermicro’s stock value in half.

All three major companies named in the piece vehemently denied the Bloomberg report’s claims.

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Source: ZDNet