Senator Claire McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat, speaks while flanked by Republican Chairman Ron Johnson of Wisconsin during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing in Washington on October 10. Both senators have demanded an investigation into claims that Chinese spies potentially compromised Apple and Amazon by infiltrating a motherboard factory. Photo: Getty Images via AFP

US senators demand probe into China’s alleged hacking of tech giants’ supply chains

  • The senators want closed-door hearings to verify a media report about ‘the potential cybersecurity and supply chain threat’
  • The FBI and US Homeland Security are ‘processing the request’
Topic |   China technology

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Senator Claire McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat, speaks while flanked by Republican Chairman Ron Johnson of Wisconsin during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing in Washington on October 10. Both senators have demanded an investigation into claims that Chinese spies potentially compromised Apple and Amazon by infiltrating a motherboard factory. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
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