Morning news on October 7th, Beijing time, this Thursday, Bloomberg Business Week quoted 17 unidentified informants and company sources as saying that Chinese spies have implanted computer chips into about 30 companies and the United States. The equipment used by government agencies has attracted the attention of relevant departments in many countries. The companies mentioned in the report have issued statements to deny them.
The US Department of Homeland Security said on Saturday that there is currently no reason to be negative about the company’s statement.
The agency said in a statement: “The Department of Homeland Security has been aware of media reports of hacking of technology supply chains. Like our partners in the UK, at this point in time, our National Cyber Security Center has no reason to doubt the statements made by the companies mentioned in the report. ”
Last Friday, the British National Cyber Security Agency said there was no reason to doubt the doubts raised by Apple and Amazon on the Bloomberg report.
Last Thursday, Apple objected to Bloomberg’s report that its internal investigation did not find any evidence to support the report, and the company’s and its law enforcement contacts were unaware that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had Have done any investigation.
Apple's recently retired general counsel Bruce · Sewell told Reuters that last year he called the FBI's then general counsel James · Baker, because Bloomberg had told him that the FBI was working on hardware makers super micro A public investigation by the computer company (SMCI.PK) because a malicious Chinese chip was embedded in the latter product.
“ I personally called him and said: & lsquo; Do you know this? & rdquo; Sewell recalls his conversation with Baker, & ldquo; He said, & lsquo; I have never heard of it, but please give me 24 hours to confirm. & rsquo; After 24 hours he called me back and said, & lsquo; no one here knows about it. ’”
Both Baker and the FBI refused to comment last Friday.