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New Evidence of Hacked Supermicro Hardware

OneMoar

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#26
nonsense supermicro have been around for how long ?
 
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#27
I think everybody should relax for a bit and chill the hypocrisy.
You are all acting like China spying on US it's the worst thing happened since the invention of Politics or Java. :laugh::laugh:
The US had and has the most advances spying System in the world with the tentacles spread all over the world. Heck, the Internet itself it's the biggest and most complex tool ever developed by Humanity, with all it's 7 Layers possible to hacking, spying, etc, etc.
This news it's just a grain in the sand, more bashing on China, just because...
I don't like US' spying either, but it's "tentacles" were encouraged in the Cold War. They didn't create the beast on their own. It's also technically the "5 eyes" (US, UK, Aus, Can, NZ) along with some play with other nations that share intel with each other. Third, at least in the US, as much data as the government collects, it can't officially admit to any of it. The 4th Amendment requires a warrant to invade people's property, etc.. So the spies have to find legal tricks to first obtain a warrant on legitimate grounds, and only then can they inject the crap they've already been collecting under the guise of a "new investigation". It's not always easy. Until politicians convince their idiotic population to get rid of this Amendment, it'll serve us well.

China plays by no such rules... and has no such allies.
 
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#28
Well you know, potato - potatoe.
In U.S. at least there are some "laws" that, in theory, protect the citizens from those kind of ... maneuvers. In China, they even openly admit spying on their own people, and not only that, it's a state law also. Naturally, what expectation one has over a country who doesn't care anything about their citizens private lives and IPs? The moment an international company is opening a fab in China, they can say bye-bye to any proprietary IP or even patent they might have. It's game over.
Just look at their phone industry for example. Callous perfect design clones of Apple's designs and functionalities.
 
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#29
Until we see conclusive evidence of these "chips" and what they do as far as I'm concerned it's all just conjecture and hearsay no pics no logs no backward engineering
 
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#30
They did not release the evidence yet because the security company that found it is bound by a contract of non disclosure.
 
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