Chips sitting on a computer motherboard. Jake Williams, a former US National Security Agency analyst, said it was entirely plausible that a malicious chip could be placed on a motherboard but it would be at a very high cost. Photo: Bloomberg

Supermicro tells customers it is looking for Chinese spy chips on motherboards ‘despite lack of proof’

  • The hardware maker says a ‘complicated and time-consuming review’ is under way, after Bloomberg claimed spy chips gave Beijing access to US firms and agencies
Topic |   Espionage

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Chips sitting on a computer motherboard. Jake Williams, a former US National Security Agency analyst, said it was entirely plausible that a malicious chip could be placed on a motherboard but it would be at a very high cost. Photo: Bloomberg
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